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.

DUAL-MODE CATEGORIESCellular Only

   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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one of Taiwan's six officially licensed operators of WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for microwave access) services, has launched the island's first 3G/WiMAX dual-mode phone, dubbed 7G Miracle, with a couple of local contract manufacturers involved in the production.
Some of the major milestones discussed by the company include the closure of a USD3m on PIPE financing; receipt of significant orders for its first product, a CDMA multiple handset, dual-mode phone.
His dual-mode phone, which has cellular and WiFi capabilities, logged more than 17 hours connected to WiFi hot spots across Europe.
Thus a dual-mode phone uses two different types of technology in one handset.
6 ounces, and the model SCH-1510 analog/CDMA cellular dual-mode phone.
When a caller attempts to make a digital call in most of the US using a dual-mode phone the phone switches from digital to AMPS operation.
Besides the dual-mode phone that Wang said will be mass produced next year, a couple of TD-LTE-enabled devices jointly developed by China Mobile and Taiwanese companies were also debuted at ITU Telecom World 2011, including a tablet PC from Acer Inc.
Shipments are set to begin in the fourth quarter for the firm's first CDMA phone, model CDM-3000 dual-mode phone.
Fixed mobile convergence (FMC), the transparent and seamless hand-off of active voice calls between cellular and Wi-Fi networks using a dual-mode phone, can be a powerful enabling tool for businesses, reports In-Stat (http://www.
The dual-mode phone will be distributed by China Telecom.
The dual-mode phone (it can operate in CDMA and analog markets) offers 140 minutes of talk time in the digital mode (85 minutes analog), and 22 hours standby in digital (10.
By using the Taqua MobileWorks uMobility capabilities, subscribers can now download an applet onto their dual-mode phone which will seamlessly connect their calls onto the service provider's network via IP, terminating across Taqua MobileWorks to their network of choice.