AT&T Wireless expands 3G service

Sep 01 2004 - 01:47 PM ET | AT&T Wireless
AT&T Wireless has expanded its trial 3G service to two new cities: Dallas and San Diego. Customers in the two cities have a choice between two 3G phones, the Motorola A845 or Nokia 6651. A card for laptop computers is also available. bq. AT&T Wireless said its wireless broadband service provides customers with average wireless data speeds between 220 and 320 kilobits-per-second (kbps), with bursts up to 384Kbps. In the future, the company noted that UMTS can be easily and cost-effectively upgraded to HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access), which is estimated to attain peak data rates up to 14.4 megabits-per-second (mbps).