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Report to congress sixth annual cmrs competition report june 20 2001

  • Report to Congress

  • Sixth Annual CMRS Competition Report

  • June 20, 2001


Report to congress sixth annual cmrs competition report june 20 2001

Digital Coverage in the U.S.


Report to congress sixth annual cmrs competition report june 20 2001

Digital Coverage in the U.S.

Source: FCC estimate based on publicly-available sources


Report to congress sixth annual cmrs competition report june 20 2001

Wireless vs. Wireline

  • “Cord-Cutting”

    • 3 Percent of mobile telephony subscribers rely on their wireless phones as their only phone

    • 12 percent of those surveyed purchased a wireless phone instead of installing an additional wireline phone

  • “Technology Substitution”

    • BellSouth exiting the payphone business in part due to business lost to wireless phones

    • 20 million mobile phone subscribers have free long distance


Report to congress sixth annual cmrs competition report june 20 2001

Mobile Data Devices

  • Paging/Messaging: 45.3 million subscribers

    • Arch, Metrocall, SkyTel, Weblink Wireless, Verizon

  • Dedicated Data Networks: 650,000 subscribers

    • Motient, Cingular Interactive, Metricom

  • Handhelds Devices or Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs)

    • PalmOS, RIM, Microsoft Pocket PCs


Wireless web services offered by mobile telephone carriers

“Wireless Web” Services Offered by Mobile Telephone Carriers

  • Subscribers

    • From 0 in 1999 to 2.5 million in 2000

  • Offerings from seven carriers

    • ALLTEL

    • AT&T Wireless

    • Cingular

    • Nextel

    • Sprint PCS

    • Verizon Wireless

    • VoiceStream


Report to congress sixth annual cmrs competition report june 20 2001

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Alerts

Wireless Web

  • Connect to the wireless data network

  • Access websites for:

    • Movie listings

    • News

    • Shopping

    • Stock quotes

    • Traffic reports

    • Weather forecasts

1 Find It

24Shopping

3 Finance

4 NewsStand

more...


Report to congress sixth annual cmrs competition report june 20 2001

3rd Generation (3G)

  • ITU standards specified

  • Additional spectrum allocated and assigned in most major European and Asian countries

    • Proceeding underway in the U.S.

    • U.S. carriers may use existing licenses to deploy 2.5G and 3G networks

  • 2.5G and 3G rollout delayed but underway


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