The Big Difference in Cell Phone Technology: CDMA vs GSM

It’s hard enough to choose what cell phone carrier you want when purchasing a new cell phone. When you decide to look for a new phone, not only do you have to choose which operating system you want (Apple iOS, Android, or Windows), but you also have a network to choose from with distinct coverage areas, data & minute plans, with many other features; let’s not forget their customer service. Before you decide on a network carrier, there is a very important decision you must make: whether you want to use a phone with CDMA technology or GSM technology. Many people ignore these acronyms when they see them on the specs of their new phones, but these seemingly innocuous options define some of the basic functions of your phone.