The convergence of wireless broadband services

The 'one technology fits all' approach will not suffice in the future competitive telecommunications market.  Operators will leverage the most appropriate technology for a particular application or service. 

For most operators, 3G CDMA-based technologies will be more than sufficient for their voice and broadband data requirements for at least a decade. 

For those operators that require higher amounts of bandwidth especially in high-traffic areas, OFDM-based technologies offer certain economic benefits and will enable them to complement their services, features and coverage.  In most instances, however, 3G CDMA will remain the leading and most economical platform for the delivery of mobile broadband services.

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