Tuesday, October 18, 2005

T-Mobile Czech Launches TD-CDMA with IP Wireless

T-Mobile Czech Republic launched an "Internet 4G" wireless service using UMTS TD-CDMA technology from IPWireless. The T-Mobile network will utilize the 1900MHz spectrum that is specifically allocated for the technology and owned by GSM operators across Europe and parts of Asia.

Services are available initially in Prague, expanding to other area of the country rapidly. Service plans start at 699 koruna (US$29) + VAT 19% for unlimited use at 512 Kbps and 999 koruna (US$41) + VAT 19% for 1 Mbps (speeds are not guaranteed). Subscribers will be able to use either the very small external modem or a PCMCIA card for laptop use.

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