First GSM 850 Network Launched
Nov 11, 2002, 12:07 PM by (staff)
Cable & Wireless Panama last week announced the commercial launch of the world's first GSM/GPRS 850 MHz network. Ericsson is the sole supplier of equipment and services for the deployment of this network, which uses existing spectrum to provide operators a smooth transfer from TDMA to GSM/GPRS technology. Additional operators planning to implement GSM 850 systems include Cingular Wireless, Dobson Wireless, and Telecom Italia for its TDMA properties in Brazil.
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