Wireless network

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Wireless networks are telephone or computer networks that use radio as their carrier or physical layer.

  • Wireless LAN - local area networks
  • Wireless PAN - personal area networks
  • GSM - Global standard for digital mobile communication, common in most countries except South Korea and Japan
  • PCS - Personal communication system - not a single standard, this covers both CDMA and GSM networks operating at 1900 MHz in North America
  • Mobitex - pager-based network in the USA and Canada, built by Ericsson, now used by PDAs such as the Palm VII and Research in Motion BlackBerry
  • GPRS - General Packet Radio Service, upgraded packet-based service within the GSM framework, gives higher data rates and always-on service
  • UMTS - Universal Mobile Telephone Service (3rd generation cell phone network), based on the W-CDMA radio access network
  • AX.25 - amateur packet radio
  • NMT - Nordic Mobile Telephony, analog system originally developed by PTTs in the Nordic countries
  • AMPS - America Mobile Phone System
  • D-AMPS - Digital AMPS, also known as TDMA

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See also

fr:Réseau sans fil nl:Draadloos netwerk pt:Internet sem fio

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