Here is that article about I* joining the CDMA group.
COSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 1997--
Addition of New Member Companies Demonstrates Global Acceptance of cdmaOne
The CDMA Development Group (CDG) Wednesday announced the addition of 11 new companies
to its membership.
The new member companies, located both in the United States and internationally, demonstrate the
increasing global acceptance and deployment of cdmaOne technology around the world.
"The addition of 11 new member companies provides testament to the increasing global acceptance
of cdmaOne," said Perry LaForge, executive director of the CDG. "The CDG looks forward to
working with these companies in the development of new, cutting-edge technologies and in reducing
the time required to bring new cdmaOne services on-line across the globe."
New CDG members include Iridium LLC, Metawave Communications, Metrosel (Indonesia),
Mobile Systems International, Noise Com, RADWIN (Israel), Sema Group (Canada), Tata
Teleservices Ltd. (India), Telogy Networks, The Technology Partnership PLC (U.K.) and Wireless
The CDG provides a unique arena for companies to join together to shape the future of cdmaOne
products and services. Member companies are committed to the development and deployment of
state-of-the-art cdmaOne products and services and contribute significant technical and business
resources to the CDG's efforts.
"As cdmaOne continues its rapid, worldwide growth, the CDG will continue its efforts to bring the
most-advanced, feature-rich wireless networks to market to ensure that consumers around the
world have access to the finest cdmaOne wireless service available," added LaForge.
The CDG is a nonprofit trade association formed to foster the worldwide development,
implementation and use of cdmaOne. The 81 member companies of the CDG include many of the
world's largest wireless operators and equipment manufacturers. The primary activities of the CDG
include development of cdmaOne features and services, public relations, education and seminars,
regulatory affairs and international support.
Currently there are more than 500 individuals working within various CDG subcommittees on
cdmaOne-related matters. For more information about the CDG, contact Christine Bock of the
CDG News Bureau at 714/374-3530 ext. 11, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the CDG
Web site at cdg.org .
CONTACT: CDG News Bureau, Costa Mesa
Christine Bock or Valerie Christopherson, 714/374-3530