IS-136


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IS-136

(Interim Standard-136) The second generation of the TDMA digital cellular system. TDMA operates in North America in the 800 MHz band and 1.9 GHz PCS band. First introduced in 1994, IS-136 is also known as "Digital AMPS" and "D-AMPS." See TDMA and IS-54.


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All SX4e TDMA products are designed in accordance with the TDMA IS-136 standard.
The patents in the Polaris portfolio cover location implementations for most wireless air interface standards including: GSM, IS-136, UMTS, CDMA2000, WiFi, and WiMAX.
The scanner measures over 3000 channels a second and offers spectrum analyzer-type measurements and full baseband decoding for GSM, EDGE, IS-136, CDMA2000 1x, WCDMA, HSDPA and EvDO and supports the 800/850, 900, 1800, 1900 and 2100 MHz bands.
The construction of the 1900 MHz TDMA IS-136 system is the result of a one-year, US$5 million contract with Nortel Networks.
Scheduled to begin before year end, the Telemig network expansion will extend the benefits of TDMA IS-136 digital technology - including Mobile Sleep Mode for long battery life and Short Message Service for alphanumeric paging without a pager - to new customers throughout the state of Minas Gerais.
The scanner offers spectrum analyzer-type measurements and full baseband decoding for GSM 850/900/1800/1900, EDGE, IS-136, CDMA2000, CDMA2000-1X, CDMA 2000-EvDO and WCDMA.
Using TDMA IS-136 radio and switching equipment from Nortel Networks (NYSE: NT; Toronto: NTL), Cellcom Israel delivers a feature-rich, high-quality service to business users and consumers in a country that has one of the highest penetration rates worldwide for wireless phone service.
DTI will showcase products that can be used for the collection and demodulation of wireless signals for CDMA, GSM, and IS-136 networks.
12 /PRNewswire/ - CenturyTel's launch today of its TDMA IS-136 PCS network in Grand Rapids brings to reality its vision of anytime, anywhere communications.
As one of the top three global providers of networks using today's major second generation digital wireless standards, Nortel's experimental 3G networks will complement the IMT-2000 initiative by exploring all aspects of GSM, cdmaOne (IS-95 CDMA) and IS-136 TDMA evolution.
Nortel is building an IS-136 TDMA digital wireless network for Americel in the states of Goias, Tocantins, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Acre, Rondonia, and the Federal District of Brasilia under a $US 220 million equipment and services agreement announced in October 1997.