Definition

wireless service provider (WSP)

A wireless service provider (WSP) is a company that offers transmission services to users of wireless devices (handheld computers and telephones) through radio frequency (RF) signals rather than through end-to-end wire communication. Generally, a WSP offers either cellular telephone telephone service, personal communication service (PCS) service, or both. The term also seems applicable to satellite television and Internet access providers.

Contributor(s): Doug Alder
This was last updated in May 2007
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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