3G? What about CDMA?
kevin at foreverdean.info
Wed Apr 16 20:14:54 CEST 2008
GSM is essentially an international standard. With some exceptions,
CDMA isn't used much.
Furthermore, even in the USA, Verizon will be deploying a GSM network
"soon" (next few years). So a Freerunner WILL work on Verizon in the
Don't count on a CDMA device, using a relatively "closed" network
doesn't meet the aims of the Openmoko project.
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 2:02 PM, Steven **
<montgoss+openmokocommunity at gmail.com> wrote:
> I talk with friends and co-workers about OpenMoko and the Neo
> Freerunner all the time. Inevitably, they say something like "That's
> cool. Will it work with Verizon?" or "That's cool. Will it work with
> Sprint?". And of course, the answer is no... I don't think any of my
> friends are with at&t (even though they're supposedly the largest
> wireless carrier in the US) or any other GSM provider. They're all on
> Sprint or Verizon. I myself was originally on Verizon and switched to
> at&t solely for the Neo. But most people aren't willing to do that
> (and most are locked into contracts with a $250+ early termination
> So, have you considered making a CDMA version of the Neo? I think
> that'd about double your sales in the US.
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