Code Division Multiple Access


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Code Division Multiple Access

(communications)
(CDMA) (Or "spread spectrum") A form of multiplexing where the transmitter encodes the signal using a pseudorandom sequence which the receiver also knows and can use to decode the received signal. Each different random sequence corresponds to a different communication channel.

Motorola uses CDMA for digital cellular phones. Qualcomm pioneered the introduction of CDMA into wireless telephone services.
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In recent years, the communications industry has been flooded with numerous new technologies such as Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX), third generation (3G) wireless and wideband code division multiple access (WCDMA) and is closer to achieving true broadband wireless.
developer of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, has signed a letter of intent with Hitachi Ltd.
The development of its local Time Division Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access (TD-SCDMA) platform and its acceptance as one of three international 3G standards had been controversial, but had shown a fierce commitment on the part of China to becoming a significant global player.
TECORE([R]) Wireless Systems, a pioneer supplier of 3G and next-generation wireless networks, today announced that it has signed a worldwide patent license agreement with QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies.

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