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 Post subject: Call Capacity for Wireless Standards
Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2005 11:47 pm 
Hi,
I understand that the capacity for wireless standards is not a well defined number especially for the CDMA based ones. However, if I have to specify a generic number for all the major standards, what would be these numbers? I am not asking for call capacity per MHz that relates to a Site Capacity etc. I am referring to the basic capacity(number of users per channel). It would be benificial if some one can give a technology specific capacity for the following:
GSM ?
CDMA2000
CDMA1x
EVDO ( though we dont have a certain number since the users are both voice and data users)
UMTS
iDEN

Further, now that we have many vocoders being used in different technologies that enhance the call capacity for these standards, what would be the capacity then? I certainly dont want to go with the numbers that were there when the standards were formed. Rather, a more current information would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you all.
Daver Malik




Posted  11/12/2012

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