List of CDMA2000 networks

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A list of CDMA2000 networks worldwide.




  • Mobilis (Algérie Telecom)[1] offers CDMA 2000 1x EV-DO network at 1900 MHz.


  • CATEL[2] is the first CDMA2000 1x WLL 800 MHz operator in Azerbaijan and also provides fixed wireless phone service, live since 2003. Aztrank
  • Aztrank LLC[3] also provides CDMA2000 1x WLL 450 MHz service since March 2003. CMDA2000 1x EV-DO is planned to be launched in near future.



  • Pacific Bangladesh Telecom Limited[4] is the only CDMA2000 1x RTT provider among mobile phone operators. Fixed wireless phone operators (NationalPhone)[5] Rankstel,[6] DhakaPhone,[7] OneTel Communications Ltd.,[8] Jalalabad Telecom Ltd (Bijoy Phone)[9] also provide CDMA2000 1x RTT.



  • Most providers are also using 1x including Bell Mobility, MTS, Public Mobile, SaskTel, TBayTel, and Telus Mobility (Telus began shutting down 1x in most of BC and Alberta in May 2014).[10] All of the major carriers with CDMA networks have already overlaid HSPA coverage in almost all areas covered by their CDMA networks. The exception is Bell and Telus, which have much smaller HSPA coverage areas in Manitoba and northern Manitoba, compared to their CDMA coverage areas (CDMA coverage provided by MTS and TBayTel). As of May 2014, MTS is the only major Canadian carrier with a CDMA network to continue offering CDMA phones.
  • Of the major Canadian carriers with CDMA networks, only MTS and TBayTel have not had their CDMA network shut down plans published, and these are regional carriers, covering only Manitoba and only northern Ontario, respectively.
    • Bell Mobility is shutting down its CDMA network by January 1, 2017.[11]
    • Sasktel plans on shutting down its CDMA network in 2015 or 2016.[12][13]
    • Public Mobile, which was purchased by Telus in 2013, is shutting down its CDMA network by mid-August 2014.[14]
    • Telus is planning on shutting its CDMA network in 2015.[15]


  • China Telecom took over the CDMA2000 network from China Unicom during the 2008 telecom industry reform. They operate their 3G networks in the 800 MHz and 2100 MHz bands, respectively.

Czech Republic[edit]

  • Telefónica O2 Czech Republic, formerly Eurotel (the world's first CDMA EV-DO in 450 MHz launched in August 2004), succeeded by UMTS, and Mobilkom a.s. alias U:fon[16] (430 MHz launched in May 2007) providing CDMA2000 1x RTT for voice service and CDMA2000 EV-DO rev. A for data service.



  • Nordisk Mobiltelefon operates CDMA2000 network in the 450 MHz band. Modems will work in Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Poland and Ireland.

Dominican Republic[edit]

  • Claro-Codetel operates CDMA2000 in 1900 MHz band, Viva (Trilogy Int) operates 1x and EvDO Rev. 0 in 1900 MHz band, and Tricom operates CDMA 1x in 800 MHz band.



  • Telecsa S.A Alegro PCS CDMA 1X - CDMA 1X EVDO network operating in 1900 MHz.


  • CDMA2000 1x network operating in 450 MHz spectrum is available since July 2007 by Eesti Energia subsidiary Televõrgu AS by name Kõu, covering all of country territory and since 2012 is owned by Tele2.




  • CDMA2000 1x network, 450, 800 MHz, since 2005 from Gamtel, named Jamano, equipment from Huawei. EV-DO planned.


  • Silknet[17] CDMA2000 1X EVDO Rev. A network operating in 800 MHz.
  • Magticom[18] CDMA2000 1X EVDO Rel. 0 network operating in 450 MHz.
  • Geocell[19] CDMA2000 1X EVDO Rev. A network operating in 2100 MHz.
  • Iberiatel[20] CDMA2000 1X EVDO Rel. 0 network operating in 450 MHz.


  • NetCologne operates a CDMA2000 network in the 450 MHz band in the Cologne city area. The network is only used for data services, and not for telephony.[21]


  • CDMA2000 1x network operating in 800 MHz spectrum is available since October 2005 by Kasapa subsidiary Hutchinson Telecom, covering most of the country's 10 regions.


Hong Kong[edit]



MTS India was the world's first mobile operator to deploy EVDO Rev B phase II network in Jaipur. EVDO Rev B Phase II network of MTS India is capable to offer up to 9.8 Mbit/s (2 x 4.9Mbit/s) downlink using two carriers of 1.25 MHz spectrum. Soon Tata Tele also rolled out EVDO Rev B phase I network to deliver 6.2 Mbit/s (2 x 3.1Mbit/s) of peak downlink using two carriers of 1.25 MHz spectrum. Both operators' EVDO Rev B services are limited to dongle based services and branded as MTS MBlaze Ultra and Tata Docomo Photon Max respectively.

In India GSM is predominant over CDMA, and CDMA technology is not getting much importance from the operators. Reliance, Tata/Virgin, HFCL, BSNL and MTNL have their GSM business too. MTS India is the only operator in India with pure-play CDMA business.


  • Smartfren[23] is a brand formed in 2011 by two mobile operators, Mobile-8 Telecom,[24] and Smart Telecom.[25] Mobile-8 Telecom with its brands Fren (telephony service) and mobi (data service) was the first Indonesian major wireless operator with CDMA2000 1x 800 MHz (later expanded to EVDO Rev. A, and currently upgrading to Rev. B), who has introduced the first Mobile TV in the market. Smart Telecom, on the other hand, has launched CDMA2000 1x 1900 MHz product called SMART in 2007. In November 2008, Smart officially launched the first EVDO Rev.A in the region. Second to Mobile-8 Telecom was Sampoerna Telecom with its brand Ceria,[26] which operates CDMA2000 1x at 450 MHz band. Indosat, besides its main GSM/UMTS business, runs 1x 800 MHz service under the brand StarOne.[27] Other major CDMA2000 providers running 800 MHz networks with fixed wireless access license are Bakrie Telkom with its brands esia[28] (1x telephony service) and AHA (EVDO Rev.A), and Telkom with its brand TelkomFlexi[29] (1x).


  • Pelephone operates a CDMA2000/EV-DO network, however, in early 2009 the company launched its new UMTS network, and stopped selling devices that use the CDMA system, although it is expected to continue supporting its CDMA/EV-DO network for the foreseeable future.



  • Claro (formerly Miphone) [] Claro operates a CDMA2000 network with 1x technology. This network however has been sidelined by the recent roll-out of their 3G UMTS HSDPA network.


  • On April 1, 2002, au (by KDDI) launched CDMA 1X brand using CDMA2000 1x technology on 800 MHz. On November 28, 2003, au launched EV-DO service in the CDMA 1X WIN brand. au currently providing an EV-DO Rev. A network, the first carrier to do so.



  • In late 2003 Altel (Dalacom) introduced third generation network labeling it as Pathword, operated under CDMA2000 1x technology at 450 and 800 MHz bands.


  • "Winline" introduced CDMA2000 in 2000 labeling it as Sapatcom and operates under 450 MHz.[30] There are more than 25,000 clients as of 2009. Both voice (mobile) and PDSN internet are provided. There are also Fonex and AkCent networks, which operates under CDMA 2000-1X 800 MHz under company AkTel and Nexi, which also operates under CDMA 2000-1X EV-DO 800 MHz under company Sotel.


  • CDMA2000 1x and EV-DO Rev. A is available in Kenya through Telcom Kenya.[31] Also CDMA2000 1x is available in Nairobi through Flashcom LTD,[32] and E.M. Communications Ltd.[33] which is branded as "popote" in Kenya.



  • Triatel[34] offers mobile and fixed telephony and data services using CDMA2000 at 450 MHz.




  • CDMA2000 1x and EV-DO is available in Malawi since 2008 through Access Communications Ltd[35] the second national operator in the 800 MHz band.


  • Telma (Telecom Malagasy) operates CDMA2000 network in the 450 MHz band. The network called "Telma fixe" is available since 2005 and offers fixed telephony and data services.


  • Iusacell and Unefon offer mobile telephony and data services using a 1x and EV-DO network.


  • Unite[36] offers both mobile and fixed telephony and data services using CDMA2000 in the 450 MHz band since March 2007. There is also IDC,[37] which is only CDMA operator in Europe operating speeds at 800 MHz and also 450 MHz.


  • G-mobile[38] andSkytel[39] are the operators using CDMA2000


  • Wana was the first operator offering CDMA2000 service at 800 MHz. Maroc Telecom (IAM) and Méditel followed short time later, but Méditel no longer offer CDMA service, instead opting for WiMAX. Maroc Telecom (IAM) offer CDMA at two frequency bands, 450 MHz and CDMA2000 1X EV-DO at 800 MHz.




  • Starcomms, Zoom Mobile, Multilinks TelkoM, Odua net (Onet), Visafone.


  •,[40] launched by Nordisk Mobiltelefon, provides CDMA2000 in the 450 MHz band (for modems). Modems will work in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Iceland and Ireland.



  • VFone (PTCL)[41] is a CDMA2000/EV-DO network operating at 1900 MHz in most area's and also 450 MHz in few rural areas.
  • WorldCall Telecom Limited[42]
  • Go CDMA (TeleCard Limited)[43]


  • Since 2002 Sferia[44] provides fixed and mobile telephones in Warsaw using a CDMA2000 radio network in the 870 MHz band. Polkomtel S.A. (Nordisk Polska)[45] launched at the beginning of 2008 CDMA2000 network in the 410–430 MHz band in Poland. Now (2009) the coverage is about 42% of country and they are able to provide a full set of services: voice, EVDO, PTT and SMS services. Also the national telephone and Internet service provider, Telekomunikacja Polska S.A.[46] has already launched a CDMA2000-based Internet access service in the 450 MHz band. It offers relatively big coverage (more than 80% of Poland's area). The network has no support for voice communication (data only). As users report hovever the sms service is running correctly. PTK Centertel Orange Poland - CDMA2000 1X EV-DO Rev.A at 450 MHz A-band, packet data only service, coverage on most rural areas in Poland



  • Romtelecom provides CDMA2000 in the 420 MHz band.




  • The first alternative fixed phone operator Orion Telekom[49] launched a CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev.A (400/450 MHz) network in 2009 to provide fixed VoIP and nomadic Internet services, but not mobile telephony.

Sierra Leone[edit]

  • Sierratel[50] provides a CDMA2000 1xRTT EV-DO network that is being deployed for high-speed mobile data access and WLL to be commission.

South Africa[edit]

  • Neotel has been awarded a licence to operate in the 800 MHz band by ICASA and launched CDMA2000 services in 2008.

South Korea[edit]

  • SK Telecom operates CDMA2000 1xRTT EV-DO Rev.0 legacy network. (850Mhz). The company transitioned to UMTS/LTE network.
  • LG Uplus operates CDMA2000 1xRTT EV-DO Rev.0/A/B legacy network. (1.8Ghz K-PCS) The company fully transitioned to LTE-only network.

Sri Lanka[edit]

  • CDMA technology was introduced in 2005 and currently there are five CDMA2000 operators. Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT)[51] moved to CDMA2000 service supplier and has ZTE EVDO Rev. 0 network and all island covered 1x data service. Suntel and Lanka Bell are using 800 MHz range. Both operators have islandwide 1x data service and these days trying to enter EVDO rev0 data market. DBN and Tritel are expecting to enter the Sri Lanka CDMA2000 market in June 2007 on 450 MHz. Among the five operators, Lanka Bell has the largest CDMA2000 market share.


  • Telesur[52] provides a CDMA2000 1xRTT EV-DO network that is being deployed for high speed mobile data access and WLL.


  •,[53] launched by Nordisk Mobiltelefon, provides CDMA2000 in the 450 MHz band for data modems. The modems can be used on the same network in Norway and Denmark. And later also on Ireland, Iceland and in Poland.



  • Zantel[54] provides CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rel. 0 in the 800 MHz band, Tanzania Telecommunications Company Ltd.[55] uses CDMA2000 1x in the 450 MHz band and Sasatel[56] launched a new CDMA2000 EV-DO 800 MHz band network June 2009, concentrating its service in the Dar es Salaam area.


  • Asia Pacific Telecom Group[57] (A+) provides CDMA2000 1xRTT and CDMA2000 1x EV-DO Rev. A/B networks in 800 MHz band.



  • PEOPLEnet 800 MHz CDMA2000 1x and EV-DO Rev A.
  • MTS (formerly Ukrainian Mobile Communications-UMC) 450 MHz Rev A and partly EV-DO Rev B. Only data, no telephony.
  • Intertelecom (IT)[58] 800 MHz CDMA2000 1x, EV-DO Rev A and EV-DO Rev B.

United States[edit]



  • Movilnet is the country's wireless service provider on CDMA2000 1x and CDMA EV-DO, with nationwide coverage on 800 MHz.



  • Yemen Mobile supports CDMA2000/1x all over Yemen and CDMA EV-DO in 9 cities until now.

Recently shutdown[edit]


  • BelCel[62] provided CDMA2000 1x and EV-DO in the 450 MHz band (for phones and modems). The company ceased operation in January 2014.


  • Vivo provided a CDMA2000 1xRTT and EV-DO network that is being phased out for an EDGE and HSPA network for data access till January 2014.
  • Embratel also provides a CDMA2000 1xRTT-based network for WLL and an EVDO network for broadband access till March 2014.


  • Movistar shutdown CDMA network in 2012.[63]


  • Haitel operated CDMA2000 1x network in 1900 MHz since 2005[64] till 2013[65]


New Zealand[edit]

  • Although Telecom's primary network is UMTS (3G GSM), they were supported a legacy CDMA2000 network until 31 July 2012.[66]


  • Zapp Mobile shutdown CDMA2000 in the 450 MHz band (for modems) in 2011.


  • Zapp Mobile shutdown CDMA2000 networks at 450 MHz band as CDMA licence expired in 24 March 2013.


Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

  • TSTT shutdown CDMA network in March 2013.[68]


  • Velton CDMA 1X network operating in 850 MHz. Now moved to Intertelecom.


  • Movistar shutdown its CDMA2000 1x and CDMA EV-DO networks with nationwide coverage on 800 MHz in March 2014.[69]

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