| | Re: NEWS: GSM-HSPA captures 72% of cellular market in Western Hemisphere
On Thu, 08 Oct 2009 15:03:44 -0700, SMS <firstname.lastname@example.org>
wrote in <email@example.com>:
>Mark Crispin wrote:
>> With equal validity, one can say:
>> What's actually happening is that GSM is dying.
>> AT&T etc. is trying in the towel and moving to LTE.
>Actually they threw in the towel on GSM, but since LTE isn't here yet
>they are moving first to CDMA. This is why they are moving their 3G CDMA
>service to the more desirable 850 MHz spectrum and relegating the
>remaining GSM customers to less desirable 1900 MHz spectrum with even
>poorer coverage. You have to wonder if this will cause even more
>dissatisfaction with their quality of service and have them fall even
>below Sprint in terms of coverage quality.
>Qualcomm certainly must be happy about AT&T's decision to push CDMA, at
>least in the short term.
Roughly equivalent to arguing:
* The sun gives off light.
* Feathers are light.
* Therefore the sun gives off feathers.
GSM>UMTS>LTE won. cdmaOne>CDMA2000 lost.
Be man enough to admit it. (I won't hold my breath.)
If the iPhone is really so impressive,
why do iFans keep making excuses for it?