The Internet speed offered by the original CDMA technology is very low as 14.4 kbps. This is the maximum Internet speed offered by single channel CDMA standard. In extended form ,that is eight channel form it offers up to 115 kbps. But for Internet usage we are using some variations of CDMA standard like CDMA2000.
Internet speed of CDMA2000 is much faster compared to traditional CDMA technology.Here theoretically we can have maximum 2 Mbps. So the speed of CDMA2000 can match the browsing requirements of todays average Internet users. CDMA2000 includes two sets of standards. They are:
1. CDMA2000 1X
2. CDMA2000 EVDO.
The expansion od EVdo is Evolution-Data Optimized.
So in a nutshell the Internet speed by different CDMA standards:
Internet speed by CDMA standard: 14.4 kbps to 115 kbps
Internet speed by CDMA2000 standard: 144 kbps to 2 mbps