Cellular News  2 hrs ago  Comment 
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has added several new families of outdoor cables for use in Industrial Ethernet, manufacturing, process...
Cellular News  Jun 22  Comment 
NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) and Telefónica today announced the signing of an IoT Device Supply Agreement.The agreement further strengthens NetComm Wireless' presence in the US and Europe ; and offers newandnbsp;3G/4G M2M/IoT...  Jun 22  Comment 
Virgin Mobile is becoming the first wireless carrier to only sell iPhones, and it is offering some unusual perks to publicize the move.
Cellular News  Jun 22  Comment 
NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) y Telefónica han anunciado hoy la firma del acuerdo de suministro para dispositivos IoT ('Internet de las Cosas'). El acuerdo refuerza la presencia de NetComm Wireless en EE.UU. y en Europa, y ofrece nuevas...
Cellular News  Jun 21  Comment 
Virgin Mobile® USA announced today it will be the first iPhone-exclusive carrier and launched a game-changing offer: Buy an iPhone and get six months of unlimited talk, text and data on Virgin Mobile's nationwide ...
Cellular News  Jun 21  Comment 
SIMI VALLEY , Califó A Airborne Wireless Network (OTC QB: ABWN), orgulha-se de anunciar que assinou um contrato de desenvolvimento de software com a desenvolvedora de software holandesa e pioneira das comunicações avançadas Thinking...
TechCrunch  Jun 20  Comment 
 Every carrier offers group plans that allow you to share your wireless plan with multiple friends, family members or, if you are so inclined, random strangers. That means you’re only getting a single bill for all of these people, though, which...
Cellular News  Jun 20  Comment 
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. Airborne Wireless Network (OTC QB: ABWN), is proud to announce it has entered into a software development agreement with Netherlands software developer and advanced communications pioneer Thinking Different Technologies...
Cellular News  Jun 20  Comment 
A new study by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) reveals a staggering 1.75bn citizens in the world's eight richest countries (by GDP) remain unconnected - with 34% residing in major urban centers. The report, launched...
Cellular News  Jun 19  Comment 
Mimosa Networks, a leading provider of 5G Fixed wireless solutions, today announced John Colvin as its Senior Vice President of Global Field Operations. Colvin will be responsible for leading the Mimosa sales, marketing,...


The wireless market space refers to bidirectional communications technologies of two rather distinct sorts:

  • Mobile communications on licensed frequencies over intermediate to long ranges with a central broadcast tower, including
    • Cellular technologies, such as those used by cell phones
    • WiMAX and related wide-area network technologies
  • Wireless networking on unlicensed frequencies over short distances (a few hundred feet) to s local access point, commonly found in laptop computers and smart phones.

Wireless convergence is the idea that devices with wireless communications capabilities should be able to work with all available telecommunications technologies seamlessly.

Some other technologies which do not have wires are nevertheless not generally part of the "wireless" market space. These include:

  • Cordless telephones and personal area networks such as Bluetooth, which are ultra-short-range
  • broadcast television and radio (which are not bidirectional)
  • Point-to-point wireless links, which may provide telecommunications backbones to remote areas where running cables would be prohibitive (these are typically managed by a regional service provider, and seldom are marketed as an end product).
  • Inductive charging devices (for charging mobile devices without cords)

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