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Why GSM technology mobiles have poor range compared to CDMA type mobiles ??

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Asked by radhika ahuja, 30 Aug '13 02:34 pm
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Some areas and countries only have one technology available, so users should be sure to review coverage maps before buying a phone. Generally speaking, CDMA is most commonly found in North America and some parts of Asia, while GSM is found in most other places. Some carriers do offer international or "world" phones that can work with both, but if the phone is going to be used predominantly in one area, it may make sense just to get one that's tied to one type
Source: http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-the-difference-between-gsm-and-cdma.htm
Answered by Anurag Sharma, 30 Aug '13 02:37 pm

 
  
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Some areas and countries only have one technology available, so users should be sure to review coverage maps before buying a phone. Generally speaking, CDMA is most commonly found in North America and some parts of Asia, while GSM is found in most other places. Both technologies can be used with 3G standard phones, but 3G GSM speeds can be faster than 3G CDMA speeds, which can make a big difference for those who use their phones for social networking, email and streaming video. Generally speaking, both networks have fairly concentrated coverage in major cities and along major highways. GSM carriers, however, have roaming contracts with other GSM carriers, allowing wider coverage of more rural areas, generally speaking, often without roaming charges to the customer. CDMA networks may not cover rural areas as well, and though they may contract with GSM cells for roaming in more rural areas, the charge to the customer can be significantly higher.you can now know which has greater range
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 30 Aug '13 02:37 pm

 
  
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