The leading and extremely popular US based wireless provider Cingular delivers high quality digital voice, messaging and data products due to the fact that it uses both: the TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) and the GSM (Global System for Mobile communications) technology networks in various parts of the country.
The TDMA is the time tested U.S. digital standard. Cingular's Atlanta TDMA network début took place at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. It handled perfectly more than hundred million additional minutes of the wireless usage during peak calling periods.
The fastest growing and developing wireless telecommunication technology today is GSM. Being the dominant standard, this technology is currently used in more than seventy percent of the wireless markets of the world. Cingular has already equipped some of its GSM markets to be the GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) packet network, which can carry both: voice and data. This US based wireless provider offers the GSM, GPRS and the third-generation wireless data technology EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment).
The most respected US based wireless provider Cingular operates a nationwide Mobitex (the industry standard for wireless data communications) network as well. Operating in twenty two countries, the Mobitex packet-switched radio technology provides two-way messaging and a data delivery. Aiming to supply the best device battery life and the best in-building coverage available in the industry, the Cingular Mobitex network was developed.
As the nation's largest wireless provider, Cingular is always on the cutting edge of technology. The company provides seamless send-and-receive voice and data coverage, feature-rich services of the top quality. Moreover, its customers can use migrations plans that grow with their business and take them to the next level.
Being a joint venture between the domestic wireless divisions of SBC (NYSE: SBC) and BellSouth (NYSE: BLS), the US based wireless provider Cingular, offers its clients a number of tangible and unique benefits. These contain: the largest international coverage with wireless data roaming in seventy countries for laptops, PDAs, etc.; a thirty day, no-questions-asked return policy nationwide, the best quality service at every Cinguler location and a lot more.
As many other wireless providers, Cingular supports those community-based programs and organizations, which improve the educational, cultural and social life of the community. Cingular grants a great support to the communities in order to help them stimulate innovations, provide local solutions to meet vital needs, etc.
The company's philanthropic activity comprises:
· assisting victims of the domestic abuse;
· helping in times of disasters;
· offering a financial support to local non-profit and national organizations.
Cingular offers Life-line and Link Up services. These government programs are aimed to help qualified applications pay for their wireless service fees. Through its Charitable Giving Guidelines the company also provides guidance for organizations that wish to ask for funding.