Verizon’s previous telephone community will stick round for related units

Verizon's old phone network will stick around for connected devices

It is no secret that Verizon needs to drop its legacy telephone service like a lot lifeless weight. However is the underlying CDMA community going to go away, too? Not for an extended whereas, the service’s Fran Shammo says. He explains that CDMA will cling round for “web of issues” units (assume home equipment, automobiles and equipment), which want solely “small bursts” of knowledge to speak. The newer LTE community continues to be prime precedence — ultimately, all of Verizon’s cellphones will depend upon it — nevertheless it will not utterly exchange the older know-how for fairly a while.

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