wireless network

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wireless network

A communications system that transmits and receives radio signals over the air. The term generally refers to Wi-Fi local area networks (LANs) or to the 3G/4G data services from the cellular carriers' wide area networks (WANs). See Wi-Fi, wireless LAN and cellular generations.

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AM radio, FM radio, HD Radio, SiriusXM satellite radio, broadcast TV, satellite TV, satellite Internet access and cellphones are also, in fact, wireless networks.
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