separates the spectrum into distinct voice channels by splitting it into
chunks of bandwidth.
To better understand FDMA, think of radio stations: Each station sends its
signal at a different frequency within the available band. FDMA is used
While it is certainly capable of carrying digital information, FDMA is not
considered to be an efficient method for digital transmission.
In FDMA, each phone uses a different
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2G cell-phone networks
for transmitting information (we'll discuss
3G technologies in the 3G section):
Frequency division multiple access
Time division multiple access
Code division multiple access