Carrier to quit CDPD network

Dano, Mike
October 2002
RCR Wireless News;10/28/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 43, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of AT&T Wireless Services Inc. to stop accepting customers on its slow-speed packet-data cellular digital packet data (CDPD) network by 2003 and to shut down the network the following year. Advantage of General Packet Radio Service over CDPD; Use of CDPD to conduct credit-card transactions or wirelessly power automated teller machines; Plan of Airlink Communications Inc. to move along with the rest of the industry to support next-generation networks.


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