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wireless WAN

A wireless wide area network (WWAN). Also called "wireless broadband" or "broadband wireless," wireless WANs use cell towers to transmit a radio signal within a range of several miles to a moving or stationary device. Contrast with "wireless Wi-Fi LANs" (WLANs), which span only a few hundred feet to stationary or very slow-moving devices.

GSM, CDMA and WiMAX
The three major wireless WAN technologies comprise the two traditional cellular systems, GSM and CDMA, and the newer WiMAX. GSM and CDMA use HSPA and EV-DO to deliver 3G data rates. WiMAX delivers faster data service. See wireless broadband, wireless LAN, cellular generations, GSM, CDMA, WiMAX and WAN.
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The W1100 Wireless WAN Gateway provides network operators and business customers with a secure, easy-to-use solution for wireless remote site management.
When using AT&T's Wireless WAN Connectivity Service in conjunction with the Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution, customers will have a truly diverse and highly secure wireless broadband backup to their Cisco ISR wireline data connections should those be disabled by cable cuts, weather or local access outages.
the expense of wireless WAN service (57 percent of respondents) -- insufficient network coverage (43 percent) -- slow throughput (36 percent) -- concerns about network reliability (32 percent)
However, corporate deployment of wireless WANs is still in its early stages.
The Kentrox wireless infrastructure solutions include the W1100 Wireless WAN Gateway for back-up and cell site management and CrossPATH for cell site aggregation of today's networks with the option of migrating to packet-based technologies in the future.
The AirCard 875 wireless WAN card has been introduced for HSDPA networks by Sierra Wireless, a provider of data communications hardware and software products.
Jointly developed by Sprint and Cisco and for use with applicable Cisco Integrated Services Routers (ISRs), the Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution is part of the Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture and provides high-speed wireless data access via the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network for primary access to an IP/MPLS network solution or to provide true redundancy for high-availability corporate networking solutions.
The Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution has been trialed by leading network operators in the U.
The ConnectPort WAN, an upgradeable 3G Wireless WAN router, has been unveiled by Digi International, a networking devices company.
The wireless WAN interface is provided through a standard PCMCIA card installed in and managed by the W1100.
ATLANTA, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T announced today that the AT&T Wireless WAN Connectivity Service will be available in conjunction with the new Cisco(R) 3G-Enabled Wireless WAN High-Speed WAN Interface Card (HWIC) for the Cisco Integrated Services Router (ISR).
Through our relationship with Sprint and other carriers, our growing family of high-speed wireless WAN routers can help customers securely access information at broadband speeds anywhere a cellular connection is accessible.

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