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CDMA stands for Code Division Multiple Access. There are over half a billion CDMA subscribers and 2,500 device introduced worldwide according to the CDMA Development Group.

CDMA is used in both 2G and 3G wireless networks. CDMA is considered a "spread spectrum" technology designed to transmit digital radio signals between a wireless device and a base station. CDMA technology was developed by the military over 30 years ago.

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