Cingular's 3G Route

Albright, Peggy
November 2001
Wireless Week;11/5/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 45, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of Cingular Wireless to migrate to next-generation services on a route that goes through the global system for mobile communication then on to general packet radio service and EDGE. Significance of the move to its third-generation (3G) services; Value of the project; Brief description of EDGE; Reactions of technology competitors and industry observers on the move.


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