Great news for CDMA handset users who are craving the next gen in telephony tech. The CDG (The CDMA Development Group, but you already knew that, right?) and the Third Generation Partnership Project 2 (this time it’s personal…) say that their collaboration has achieved several key milestones towards defining and developing a well planned evolution of its CDMA2000 technology specifications.
According to a System Requirements Document (SRD) that was approved by 3GPP2 in May 2006, the next evolution of CDMA2000 will be capable of forward link and reverse link peak data rates up to 500 Mbps and 150 Mbps in a stationary indoor environment, and up to 100 Mbps and 50 Mbps in a mobile environment, respectively, using using scalable bandwidths up to 20 MHz. That’s pretty fast ladies and gents.
We should see fully detailed technical specs released in Q2 2007. For more info, go here.