CDMA2000 dominates the North American 3G wireless telecommunications market. That’s the official word form the CDMA Development Group (CDG), which announced that there are more than 135 million 3G subscribers in North America, and more than 22 percent of those use EV-DO mobile broadband devices.
“CDMA2000’s strong growth in North America validates the technology’s powerful and robust evolution path,” said Perry LaForge, executive director for the CDG. “Its superior performance, utility and reliability have made it the overwhelming choice for subscribers who demand substantial value — in other words, it is the best solution at the most affordable price.”
The two leading CDMA carriers, as of March 2007, were Sprint and Verizon, while rural operators including Embarg and Metro PCS.