TITLE

AT&T On Track With GPRS, EDGE

AUTHOR(S)
Marek, Sue
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
Wireless Week;8/5/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 30, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the effort of AT & T Wireless Services in technology migration path while touting the execution of its global system for mobile (GSM) communications and General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) overlay. Commitment of the company to move from EDGE to UMTS technology; Plan of the company to test UMTS technology in Dallas, Texas in late 2002; Use of time division multiple access network for the company's voice customers while reserving the GSM/GPRS network capacity for data users. INSET: GSM/GPRS Markets Launched.
ACCESSION #
7153691

 

Related Articles

  • Cingular hints at GSM move. Meyer, Dan // Global Wireless;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p30 

    Discusses the pressure on Cingular Wireless and other time division multiple access (TDMA) carriers of the announcement that AT&T Wireless Services will overlay its existing TDMA-based network with a global services for mobile (GSM) communications network supporting General Packet Radio Service...

  • The digital divide. Ford, Tracy // RCR Wireless News;12/11/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 50, p12 

    Focuses on plans of AT&T Wireless Services Group to overlay a general packet radio service (GPRS) system on its time division multiple access network, to deploy wideband code division multiple access services. Potential problems in deployment of GPRS systems in Europe; Features to be included...

  • Ericsson snags contracts with China Mobile, Cincinnati Bell Wireless.  // RCR Wireless News;8/18/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 33, p16 

    Reports on the deal signed by Cincinnati Bell Wireless with L.M. Ericsson to provide global system for mobile communications (GSM)/General Packet Radio Service and Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution technology equipment for the carrier's planned overlay of its legacy time division multiple access...

  • DoCoMo exec expects GPRS to aid mMode adoption. Mooney, Elizabeth V. // RCR Wireless News;5/27/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 21, p19 

    Focuses on the improvement of general packet radio service to support mMode service from AT&T Wireless Services Inc. Inadequacy of mMode coverage; Enhancements of compression technology for Web servers; Implication of ultrawideband devices for the traditional mobile networks.

  • Dobson follows lead of AT&T, Cingular. Fitchard, Kevin // Wireless Review;Feb2002, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p61 

    Focuses on the decision of Dobson Communications to overlay global system for mobile communications and general packet radio systems over its time division multiple access networks in the United States. Similarities of the move to the actions taken by Cingular Wireless and AT&T Wireless;...

  • SMS adds the bounce. McCall, Margo // Wireless Week;6/3/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 22, p36 

    Discusses the marketing strategy of Rogers AT&T Wireless for its general packet radio service (GPRS). Opportunities provided by the increasing popularity of short message services; Information on the company's Blackberry service; Benefits of switching from providing time division multiple access...

  • Another Round of Technology Wars. Albright, Peggy // Wireless Week;03/26/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 13, p8 

    Announces the unveiling of a global system for mobile communications infrastructure solution for the 800 megahertz band from Nokia. Potential benefits of the system; Limitations encountered by time-division multiple access operators; Details on the agreement between Nokia and AT&T Wireless...

  • The Sensible Road To 3G. Clift, W. E. // Wireless Week;1/21/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p4 

    Reports that the time division multiple access network operators Cingular Wireless Inc. and AT&T Wireless Inc. are both evolving their systems toward UMTS through a strategy based on global satellite for mobile communication. First step in the strategy; View of Cingular on the technology...

  • Twice as nice. Tanner, John C. // America's Network;6/1/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 9, p26 

    Deals with the global system for mobile communications/time division multiple access (GSM/TDMA) dual-mode handset launched by Siemens with AT&T Wireless Incorporated. Origin of the idea of roaming between TDMA and GSM; Telecommunication firms adopting GSM/TDMA roaming; Number of roaming...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics