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Subject: 3G technology
Category: Science > Technology
Asked by: marshkc-ga
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Posted: 05 Jun 2006 12:33 PDT
Expires: 05 Jul 2006 12:33 PDT
Question ID: 735500
How soon will 3G technology be implemented in North America so that I
can get streaming
audio over my phone?

Clarification of Question by marshkc-ga on 05 Jun 2006 12:34 PDT
I am looking to know when the projected timeframe for 3G technology to
be widely available so that mobile users can get high-speed internet
through mobile devices.
Subject: Re: 3G technology
Answered By: efn-ga on 05 Jun 2006 19:48 PDT
Hi marshkc,

According to PC World, it's here now.

", so-called third-generation (3G) wireless data
services--paced by Verizon Wireless's EvDO BroadbandAccess
service--have moved out of the testing phase and into the

Source:  "Broadband to Go."  From PC World, March 2006.,aid,124165,pg,1,00.asp

The article mentions two services, BroadbandAccess from Verizon
Wireless and BroadbandConnect from Cingular.

Verizon Wireless's BroadbandAccess Service Overview

Cingular's page on BroadbandConnect

Sprint also offers a Mobile Broadband service that uses the same EvDO
technology as the Verizon Wireless service.

I hope this is a satisfactory answer to your question.  If you need
any more information about this, please ask for a clarification.

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