T-Mobile USA puts UMTS on hold due to lack of spectrum
By Dan Meyer
Dec 10, 2004
Citing current spectrum constraints, T-Mobile USA Inc. said it does not expect to launch UMTS-based services for at least two years and will instead rely on its ongoing deployment of EDGE technology on its network, which the carrier plans to begin offering commercially next year.
"I don't see [the deployment of UMTS] happening in the next two years," said Robert Dotson, chief executive officer of T-Mobile USA, speaking at Credit Suisse First Boston's 2004 Media and Telecom Week conference.
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