dual-mode handset

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dual-mode handset

A cellphone that supports two types of services such as analog and digital, two types of digital or cellular and non-cellular service. See fixed mobile convergence, GAN and dual-band handset.


   analog and digital (TDMA, CDMA, GSM)
   digital and digital (TDMA, CDMA, GSM)

   Cellular + Other

   cellular and Wi-Fi
   cellular and satellite
   cellular and cordless
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