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CDPD

CDPD

(Cellular Digital Packet Data) An earlier low-speed wireless data network used from the early 1990s to the mid-2000s. Based on IBM's CelluPlan II, CDPD transmitted IP packets in the unused voice channels of analog cellular networks at 19.2 Kbps. If all channels were busy, the data were stored and forwarded when a channel became available. Used for police data networks, public safety terminals and telemetry, CDPD modems were available for laptops via PC Cards and for Apple's Newton and Palm PDAs. See DataTAC, Velocita Wireless and Ricochet.
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The Merlin CDPD Special Edition Modem Manager software is simple to install and easy to use, offering seamless wireless Internet connectivity and a static IP for secure access to the corporate environment.
Initially, a local cellular provider approached the Ohio State Highway Patrol proposing a project to study the concept and effectiveness of in-car data access, using CDPD technology, for law enforcement officers.
Once carriers see the simplicity and value in our feature-rich, hybrid solution, they immediately recognize an opportunity both to increase coverage and offer a new class of CDPD service.
Besides McCaw, other carriers offering CDPD service include Bell Atlantic in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, parts of northern New Jersey and the Washington/Baltimore area, Nynex in New York, Ameritech Corp.
With this announcement, Padcom(R) is directly addressing one of the major obstacles faced by public safety departments as they move from CDPD to other public data networks", says Iain Gillott, principal and founder of iGillottResearch, a market research consultancy focused on the wireless and mobile industry.
We're pleased with the progress made thus far towards developing a single CDPD interface method for POS payment systems and the Transaction Automation industry in general," said John Menzel, chair of the CDPD Transaction Automation SIG and director of Programs, U.
TotalRoam(R) addresses issues associated with the CDPD migration by transparently managing end-to-end wireless data communication, security and static IP addressing.
We're delighted to add BC TEL Mobility to our growing list of CDPD customers," said Mike Zito, HNS CDPD marketing.
The Fremont PD decided to implement the new network in advance of the actual end of support for the CDPD network to take advantage of the improved speed offered through the GPRS network, and to prepare their mobile fleet for the absence of CDPD.
productivity they lose while away from their desks by using CDPD to send
The migration from CDPD is an important issue for many agencies," said Iain Gillott, principal and founder, iGillottResearch, Inc.
Aldiscon, a member company of the CDPD Forum, has promoted CDPD short message services for its "Telepath SMSC" product awaiting industry coalescence around a single protocol standard.