Glossary Definition for CDMA

Glossary Term: CDMA 

Definition

Code Division Multiple Access: A digital cellular technology that uses spread-spectrum techniques. Unlike GSM and other competing systems that use TDMA, CDMA does not assign a specific frequency to each user. Instead, every channel uses the full available spectrum. Individual conversations are encoded with a pseudo-random digital sequence.
Synonyms
  • Code Division Multiple Access
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