Comprehensive Fact Sheet researched and published by GSA on April 8, 2011 covering GSM/EDGE market/technology developments worldwide incorporating the main findings of our survey of GSM/EDGE network deployments and commercial launches. This report includes a list of every known GSM/EDGE network operator commitment, deployment and commercial launch worldwide. It also confirms the trend by operators to deliver 3G services including mobile broadband on combined WCDMA-EDGE and HSPA-EDGE networks. This report also provides information about EDGE Evolution, which reduces the performance gap with HSPA, and the availability of commercial solutons today.
GSM/EDGE-related maps/charts are available at www.gsacom.com/news/statistics.php4
Related GSA Information Paper EDGE Evolution is available at www.gsacom.com/gsm_3g/info_papers.php4
Related GSA Information Paper DTM (Dual Transfer Mode - a feature that enables simultaneous voice and data communications using GSM/GPRS or GSM/EDGE devices) is available at www.gsacom.com/gsm_3g/info_papers.php4