Technology - Mobile 1 - 2G - Introduction & IS-136 TDMA

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Last updated: 19 Mar 2007 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 9

Analyst: Robin Whittle


Analogue mobile telephony began with many incompatible systems in the 1980s. By the mid 1990s, the 1G AMPS analogue system and its 2G digital descendant IS-136 TDMA were widely used in North America, with AMPS and 2G GSM the most prominent systems in other areas. We discuss these developments and look in detail at IS-136 TDMA.

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