Any update on the CDMA update to Talk + Surf web at same time?


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  1. zamardii12

    zamardii12 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I found the below article dated from Augst 17, 2009 and wanted to get some thoughts or updates on this... This is actually because I just realized I couldn't surf the web while talking on my Evo which really sucks (I switched from AT&T when the Evo released). I wanted to know if anyone has heard any updates about this supposed 2010 update to the CDMA network to enable simultaneous talk and surf?

    Source: CDMA Technology Advancing, Simultaneous Voice & Data Usage Coming Soon

    In a press release today by the CDMA Development Group, it was announced that the specs for CDMA2000 1X Advanced have been completed and published. Some of the technology enhancements, said to be available in 2010, will include: base transceiver station (BTS) interference cancellation, improved power control, early frame termination, and smart blanking. The improvements, in theory, are capable of quadrupling the voice capacity of existing CMDA2000 1x networks[​IMG].

    Also in the press release, it was stated that
     

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  2. Calijoefornia

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    I always thought it was part of the entire EVDO framework that made simultaneous voice/data impossible...Thanks for the link though, I'm reading up on this!
     
  3. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants Moderator

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    Hmm, it seems simul voice + data will be achieved be using 2G/3G at the same time, which is what the GSM carriers use, sort of.

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