Congressman defends bill to require CDMA in Iraq

Justin Mason jm at
Tue Apr 8 22:31:38 PDT 2003

> A U.S. representative from California defended his call for U.S. agencies reb
> uilding Iraq after the current war to use Code Division Multiple Access inste
> ad of a popular mobile technology used in the Middle East.

"used in the Middle East"?  Duh -- and Europe, Australia, SE Asia,
in fact most of the rest of the world, as far as I know.

Plus there's the fact that the existing infrastructure (or what's left of
it) in Iraq would be running GSM.

Yeesh.  Are IDG really that clueless?


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