The Boost Mobile wireless phone network uses CDMA rather than GSM technology. Boost Mobile is a subsidiary of Sprint Corporation and as such uses their wireless CDMA network.Know More
CDMA stands for Code Division Multiple Access and became the preferred network in North America in the mid-1990s on 3G networks. It carries a smaller footprint than GSM (or Global System for Mobiles) technology but GSM became the dominant global wireless technology in the 21st century; therefore, GSM is preferable if the user travels outside North America.
Boost Mobile is a prepaid mobile phone service offered by Sprint. Sprint does offer some headsets with dual CDMA/GSM technology.Learn more about Mobile
South Korea uses the code division multiple access standard for its mobile phone network. Along with the United States and Japan, South Korea is among the few countries in the world that use CDMA.Full Answer >
Sprint owns Virgin Mobile, and the two brands share the same network. Before being purchased by Sprint, Virgin Mobile paid for access to Sprint's network. However, Virgin Mobile continues to operate as a separate brand.Full Answer >
Boost Mobile customers on a monthly plan can create a mobile hotspot with select devices for a daily rate of $5 as of January 2015. This optional plan provides 250 MB of data daily.Full Answer >
According to Boost Mobile's website, as of August 2014, the number to contact customer service is 1-866-402-7366. Current or prospective customers can also contact support via the form found on the customer service website.Full Answer >