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  • How public policy will reduce your WAN service offerings

    Enterprises are now at the mercy of public policy and consumer pricing. Anyone who needs to procure a WAN service should keep this in mind as they build out their networks.

  • 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)

  • WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access)

    WiMAX is a wireless industry coalition whose members organized to advance IEEE 802.16 standards for broadband wireless access (BWA) networks...(Continued)

  • fixed wireless

    Fixed wireless refers to the operation of wireless devices or systems in fixed locations such as homes and offices.

  • Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP)

    The Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) is an initiative within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) created to promote the development and adoption of broadband throughout the United States, particularly in unserved and underserved areas. BTOP, which will disburse $4.7 billion in a number of categories, is expected to create jobs, advance technology and boost the economy.

  • wireless broadband (WiBB)

    Wireless broadband is high-speed Internet and data service delivered through a wireless local area network (WLAN) or wide area network (WWAN).

  • Clearwire's mobile WiMAX service

    As a mobile manager, you may be excited by the prospect of Clearwire's 4G mobile WiMAX service. But you need to understand the limitations and proceed carefully before making long-term plans that include the use of Clearwire's mobile WiMAX service.

  • 3G (third generation of mobile telephony)

    3G refers to the third generation of mobile telephony (that is, cellular) technology. The third generation, as the name suggests, follows two earlier generations. (Continued....)

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE)

    Long Term Evolution (LTE) is a 4G wireless broadband technology developed by the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), an industry trade group. (Continued...)

  • Mobile Radio Systems

    The basics of mobile radio design and the performance issues of delivering IP applications over mobile radio networks.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Femtocell solutions: Key questions to ask before you invest

    Femtocells are all the rage, and these tiny cellular radios promise to improve in-building cellular coverage and are primarily targeted at the home-user. However, some vendors are now building enterprise femtocell solutions. Should you consider femtocell deployment in order to improve your cellular coverage? This article identifies the key questions you should ask before you buy a femtocell solution.

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