Cingular debuts 3G network in 16 US cities

Cingular Wireless has enhanced its wireless network in 16 cities nationwide with 3G. Customers can use the upgraded network to access Cingular's BroadbandConnect high-speed wireless service. Cingular reports that its network is the first widely available service in the world to use HSDPA technology. The company is the last of the big three US mobile operators to launch its 3G network. Cingular is introducing the 3G-enhanced BroadbandConnect service in Austin, Dallas and Houston, TX; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Las Vegas; Phoenix; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City; San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, CA; Seattle and Tacoma, WA; and Washington, DC.

For more on Cingular's 3G network roll out:
- check out this FT.com article