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.Continue Reading
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