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AWS

(1) See Amazon Web Services.

(2) (Advanced Wireless Services) Electromagnetic spectrum sold to carriers by the FCC in 2006. It uses the 1710-1755 and 2110-2155 MHz bands for 3G, 4G, etc. cellular service. A small part of the MMDS spectrum used for wireless cable was re-allocated to AWS as well (see MMDS).

AWS transmits in pairs: the 1700 band is the uplink, and 2100 is the downlink. Newer mobile devices support AWS, and Verizon has branded its LTE service in the AWS band as "XLTE."

AWS

1. Abbr. for “all wood screws.”
2. Abbr. for “American Welding Society.”
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