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Old 04-25-2005, 10:15 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Well by "here" I mean everyone here in our company, not everyone here in the US.

T-Mobile is popular because it is cheap.

Right now there are 4 digital standards in the US. One commonly called TDMA which was replaced by GSM. It was used by AT&T and Cingular (which have since become a single company under the name of Cingular) The other standard is CDMA used by Verizon (partly owned by Vodafone) and Sprint.

I think most GSM towers also support "TDMA" since my Motorola TDMA phone always has a good signal.

CDMA is even newer than GSM but doesn't have SIM cards, so it is annoying to change phones.

The last is iDen used by Nextel and Southern Linc in the US. It uses SIMs and is pretty decent. It also features native walkie-talkie.

Prior: BES: 7510, 7520, 7290, 7230, 7130, 8220 (No Data Plan), Droid Eris
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Last edited by stonent : 04-25-2005 at 11:35 AM.