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mobile phone

A portable telephone with wireless service from a cellular carrier. See cellphone, smartphone and mobile website.
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20) This Note will then argue why the state action doctrine must apply to cell phone carriers.
Competition between cell phone carriers has been heating up in recent years, especially near the holidays.
The Japanese group will tap the China market by cooperating with China Mobile (HKG:0941), the largest cell phone carrier in China, to send Japanese manga in the country.
Spare vexes e-mail users and will frustrate a cell phone carrier even more so, cautions Arthur Downing, CIO of Baruch College (N.
The system also works for standard mobile phones, although updates are pushed from a proxy server over the cell phone carrier network.
With these types of systems, a cell phone carrier creates a profile of each subscriber that records the calling habits of the customer, including the subscriber's typical calling destinations, the time of day calls are usually made, the duration of calls, and billing arrangements.
We want to change the relationship between people and their cell phone carrier, both by providing them with the monthly services they want at a fair price, and by offering them something entertaining they can't get from any other phone company," said Ron Faris, director-brand marketing, Virgin Mobile USA.
Larose's cell phone carrier, police said, they found Mr.
The end of Alltel will make Verizon the largest cell phone carrier with about 78 million subscribers.
Viewers who subscribe to the show's preferred cell phone carrier only can text message in votes, and there's no financial payoff for voting.
Besides Wi-Fi, which allows you to link to the Internet as long as you're within 300 feet of a Wi-Fi access point (or "hotspot"), your cell phone carrier optionally can deliver wireless data--assuming your phone or PDA is capable of receiving the data service--allowing you to download files and e-mail from the passenger seat of a moving car or from anywhere else you would expect your cell phone to work.
NTT DoCoMo, Japan's dominant cell phone carrier, made the Internet enabling 'i-mode' system a standard feature on all its new mobile phones sold from last week.