D-AMPS


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D-AMPS

(Digital-Advanced Mobile Phone Service) The second generation of TDMA. See IS-136.
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As a result, the number of VimpelCom's GSM subscribers surpassed the number of its D-AMPS subscribers, with GSM constituting 57% of the Company's Moscow subscriber base at the end of 2000, as compared with 38% at the end of 1999.
In addition, even though the Company does not actually lose subscribers when they migrate from VimpelCom's D-AMPS to its GSM network and between tariff plans, these movements are, in certain cases, recorded as churn.
As of June 30, 1999, VimpelCom had approximately 154,600 subscribers on its Moscow GSM and D-AMPS networks.
The VimpelCom Group operates GSM-900/1800 and D-AMPS cellular networks in the Moscow License Area, which includes the City of Moscow and the Moscow Region.
We also continue to expand our D-AMPS Moscow central network, as we recently signed our 8th expansion contract for $22 million with Ericsson.
for Ericsson to supply its D-AMPS 1900 system infrastructure for Triton's A and B band Personal Communications Services licenses.
Strong subscriber growth reported in previous periods continued during the fourth quarter of 1997, as VimpelCom added approximately 14,000 subscribers to its Moscow D-AMPS network and 8,000 subscribers to its PCS network.
The HNS handheld mobile terminals will operate in IS136 D-AMPS wireless and satellite mode, and will serve the needs of subscribers in the Americas.
Ericsson's operations in Singapore include support for D-AMPS and the regional office for Consumer Products.
Currently, there are over 74 million subscribers using D-AMPS and AMPS networks worldwide.
Positioned as a complement to our existing Bee Line network, we expect our PCS service will help us develop new market segments hand-in-hand with our D-AMPS service.
This will enable mobile subscribers to roam between GSM (global systems for mobile communications), AMPS and D-AMPS networks.