wireless WAN


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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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By integrating the flexibility of Fortinet's UTM appliances, wireless access points, wireless WAN extender and switching products, businesses can simplify their complex networks, improve management and ensure seamless policy enforcement, aggressively pursue new business opportunities, and reduce costs while enjoying all the benefits of high-performance network security.
The Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC is a wireless module that is enabled for AT&T's UMTS/HSDPA-based BroadbandConnect service and is integrated in the Cisco ISR, which provides Internet Protocol (IP)-based data, voice, video and mobility services.
The AirCard 875 wireless WAN card has been introduced for HSDPA networks by Sierra Wireless, a provider of data communications hardware and software products.
In fact, providing field workers with real-time access to applications and enterprise data using wireless WAN data services was identified as a top concern among study participants.
According to a survey commissioned by research company Outlook 4Mobility, 43% of IT managers from US organisations that are using or testing wireless WANs say that offering email over them is their first priority.
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 new router provides primary Wireless WAN connections to remote sites containing Ethernet and serial devices.
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TELECOMWORLDWIRE-29 August 2007-Sony adds integrated Wireless WAN capability in selected VAIO models(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Digi offers first Sprint certified upgradeable, commercial grade Rev A wireless WAN router

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