MTS India, the CDMA mobile operator, today announced that it has joined the CDMA Development Group (CDG), an international consortium of CDMA service providers and manufacturers, Application developers and Mobile content providers.
Founded in December 1993, the CDG has more than 140 members worldwide, including Mobile service operators, equipment vendors, application developers, content providers and other telecommunications companies that work together to ensure inter-operability among systems while expediting the adoption of CDMA2000® wireless systems across the globe.
The association with CDG will help MTS to interact with industry decision makers and innovators from CDMA service providers and manufacturers worldwide, and will give critical insights into CDMA technology, industry patterns, customer buying patterns and customer needs.
MTS will be able to network with the pioneers of CDMA technology in this space and discuss industry trends, roadblocks and future technologies on the CDMA platform.
Making the announcement, Mr. Vsevolod Rozanov, president and CEO of MTS India (Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited), said, “MTS India is currently launching CDMA2000 services very aggressively across different telecom circles of the country. As a consortium of international CDMA service providers and manufacturers, CDG provides the right platform for MTS India to connect with the global CDMA community. We can share our experiences and also learn about new emerging technologies. Our participation in CDG also reinstates our long-term commitment
to CDMA in India and ensures that the benefits of latest breakthroughs in CDMA technology can percolate through the diaspora of both the urban as well as the vastly untapped rural population of the nation."