Communications Nowhere are the advances in
telecommunications and wireless technology more visible than in San
Diego. There are more than 184,000 miles of fiber optic cable laid
in the region -- more than in any other city in the United States --
and "Telecom Valley" has seen a 100 percent increase in employment
in the last three years. Code Division Multiple Access (IS-95 CDMA),
created by a company in San Diego, is now considered the digital
wireless communications standard worldwide. In addition, the world's
only system supplier of encoders, set-tops and transcoders is also
located in San Diego.
and technology have replaced weapon systems and aircraft as San
Diego's growth industries, and their continued success will affirm
San Diego's designation as
"The First Great City of the 21st Century."
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