• cellular telephone (mobile telephone)

    Cellular telephone, sometimes called mobile telephone, is a type of short-wave analog or digital telecommunication in which a subscriber has a wireless connection from a mobile telephone to a relat...

  • Distributed antenna systems and in-building wireless

    Distributed antenna systems and in-building wireless solutions are two options to improve wireless cellular coverage within an enterprise facility.

  • Hybrid approach key to enterprise Wi-Fi success

    Enterprise Wi-Fi coverage is a key aspect of communications infrastructure planning as dual-mode smartphones and mobile handsets replace desk phones. Successful Wi-Fi strategies must incorporate hy...

  • Airborne Internet (A.I.)

    The Airborne Internet is a proposed network intended for use in aviation communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS).

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  • Making the call: Distributed antenna systems and in-building wireless

    Distributed antenna systems and in-building wireless solutions are two options to improve wireless cellular coverage within an enterprise facility. 

  • The best Palm Pre accessories: Add-ons, batteries, chargers and much more

    Looking for the best Palm Pre accessories to customize your new smartphone? This chapter from the book "How to do Everything: Palm Pre" showcases products that can help you get more out of your device, and give it some personality to boot. 

  • The best Palm Pre accessories: Add-ons, batteries, chargers and more

    Looking for the best Palm Pre accessories to customize your new smartphone? This chapter from the book "How to do Everything: Palm Pre" showcases products that can help you get more out of your device, and give it some personality to boot. 

  • Bluetooth tutorial

    Bluetooth is appearing everywhere -- in cellphones, smartphones, headsets, cars and laptops. This guide is designed to explain Bluetooth, how it works, how it can be used and where it fits into the world of wireless. You'll find Bluetooth articles, t... 

  • Wireless carriers: The good, the bad, and the just plain annoying

    It's not unusual for customers dealing with their wireless carriers to get bad service, but in his latest editorial Adama Brown recounts an especially bad example, which causes him to wonder if there's something wrong with the whole industry. 

  • Managed mobile services

    In this managed mobile services series, Dan Taylor examines managed services for device management, email, enterprise applications, and cellular telephony. It concludes with a best practices guide. 

  • Mobile telephony series

    This mobile telephony series examines the options for Wi-Fi telephony, PBX integration and in-building signal improvement, deployment scenarios and management and support. 

  • Antennas, power, and sectorization

    There are two main types of antennas used in the wireless industry. This chapter from Wireless Crash Course, Second Edition describes omnidirectional and directional antennas. 

  • EV-DO gives you broadband Internet on the go

    EV-DO, the upgraded service for CDMA cellular networks, is giving road warriors wireless high speed Internet service with download speeds up to 2.4 Mbps. 

  • Want mobile carrier openness? Be careful what you wish for!

    What would happen if the carrier exclusivity that we've grown accustomed to for our mobile devices were to end? In this article, Jack Gold of J. Gold Associates looks at the pros and cons if exclusivity arrangements were to be regulated out of existe... 

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    Verizon might be planning to offer a Motorola phone with both CDMA and GSM support to satisfy global road warrior customers. 

  • CDMA and GSM: What's the difference?

    The differences between competing cell phone technologies, CDMA and GSM, are discussed in this article inspired by a Brighthand.com reader's question. 

  • Verizon gains 700 MHz spectrum, beats Google's bid

    Though Google put on a great show for moving into wireless service, Verizon recently beat out all bids on the 700 MHz spectrum auction. The nationwide wireless service provider obtain both its C block of the spectrum in addition to numerous licenses ... 

  • Cellular signal strengthened by multi-carrier approach

    Cellular signals got a boost at a Florida healthcare organization after it deployed an internal multi-carrier system. 

  • Wireless A-Z

    Cellular wireless WAN technology means that IT pros have a new set of acronyms to learn. 

  • Cracked Bluetooth

    Opinion: The security issues surrounding Bluetooth are creating a dilemma for some IT shops. Should they ban Bluetooth outright and risk unregulated usage, or find another approach? Right now, there's no clear answer. 

  • A good week for the road warrior

    As I started writing this column, I received an e-mail update from Tony Roman, T-Mobile's manager for international data roaming. He had followed up with Telestet, the Greek mobile operator, regarding the Column | 27 Feb 2004

  • Analyst: Enterprises poised to benefit from carrier swapping rules

    Beginning Nov. 24, U.S. wireless customers gained the option of keeping their phone numbers when they switch from one wireless carrier to another. The change, known as wireless local number portability (WLNP) was forced on reluctant carriers by the F... 

  • MIPI Alliance: Standards group or Nokia's pawn?

    Nokia has been the driving force behind the budding MIPI Alliance standards group, but some believe the organization is merely Nokia's attempt to lock competitors out of the cellular handset industry. 

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  • cellular telephone (mobile telephone)

    Cellular telephone, sometimes called mobile telephone, is a type of short-wave analog or digital telecommunication in which a subscriber has a wireless connection from a mobile telephone to a relatively nearby transmitter. 

  • Airborne Internet (A.I.)

    The Airborne Internet is a proposed network intended for use in aviation communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS). 

  • BREW (Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless)

    BREW (Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless) is Qualcomm's open source application development platform for wireless devices equipped for code division multiple access (CDMA) technology. 

  • fixed-mobile convergence (FMC)

    Fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) is the trend towards seamless connectivity between fixed and wireless telecommunications networks... (Continued) 

  • fixed-mobile substitution (FMS)

    Fixed-mobile substitution (FMS) is the tendency for consumers and businesses to increasingly substitute cellular telephones for hard-wired or cordless landline sets... (Continued) 

  • public land mobile network (PLMN)

    (pu A public land mobile network (PLMN) is any wireless communications system intended for use by terrestrial subscribers in vehicles or on foot. 

  • Cell of Origin (COO)

    Cell of Origin (COO) is a mobile positioning technique for finding a caller's cell (the basic geographical coverage unit of a cellular telephone system) location. 

  • cell

    In wireless telephony, a cell is the geographical area covered by a cellular telephone transmitter. 

  • push voice

    Push Voice is a service that enables functionality normally associated with PBX-based phone systems for cellular phones or other mobile handsets... (Continued) 

  • voice portal (vortal)

    A voice portal (sometimes called a vortal) is a Web portal that can be accessed entirely by voice. 

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  • cellular telephone (mobile telephone)

    Cellular telephone, sometimes called mobile telephone, is a type of short-wave analog or digital telecommunication in which a subscriber has a wireless connection from a mobile telephone to a relatively nearby transmitter. 

  • Making the call: Distributed antenna systems and in-building wireless

    Distributed antenna systems and in-building wireless solutions are two options to improve wireless cellular coverage within an enterprise facility. 

  • Efficient enterprise Wi-Fi coverage requires hybrid approach

    Enterprise Wi-Fi coverage is a key aspect of communications infrastructure planning as dual-mode smartphones and mobile handsets replace desk phones. Successful Wi-Fi strategies must incorporate hybrid technologies like DAS, femtocell and FMC. 

  • Airborne Internet (A.I.)

    The Airborne Internet is a proposed network intended for use in aviation communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS). 

  • BREW (Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless)

    BREW (Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless) is Qualcomm's open source application development platform for wireless devices equipped for code division multiple access (CDMA) technology. 

  • fixed-mobile convergence (FMC)

    Fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) is the trend towards seamless connectivity between fixed and wireless telecommunications networks... (Continued) 

  • fixed-mobile substitution (FMS)

    Fixed-mobile substitution (FMS) is the tendency for consumers and businesses to increasingly substitute cellular telephones for hard-wired or cordless landline sets... (Continued) 

  • public land mobile network (PLMN)

    (pu A public land mobile network (PLMN) is any wireless communications system intended for use by terrestrial subscribers in vehicles or on foot. 

  • Cell of Origin (COO)

    Cell of Origin (COO) is a mobile positioning technique for finding a caller's cell (the basic geographical coverage unit of a cellular telephone system) location. 

  • cell

    In wireless telephony, a cell is the geographical area covered by a cellular telephone transmitter. 

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