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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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Nearly 80 percent of Koreans have a cellular phone, and Korea was one of the first markets in the world, two years ago, to adopt Third Generation (3G) technology.
According to the Indonesian Telecommunications Association (ATI), Indonesia has around 17 million subscribers of cellular phones in 2003 based on the phone numbers.
The issue of "phantom" 911 calls is growing due to the increased use of cellular phones. These occur when users unknowingly hit the 911 speed dial button when, for example, placing their cell phones in their pockets or purses.
Realizing that many older model cellular phones, although still operational, were routinely discarded, our goal was to tap into several in-house and community resources to acquire this equipment.
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However, J-Phone users could speak with TU-KA cellular phone users with their handsets.
These days it seems that everyone you see has a cellular phone attached to his or her ear, and the same is becoming true with the use of PDA's or personal digital assistants.
Erie Insurance is recommending that its commercial policyholders consider adopting guidelines for the use of cellular phones.
The sweeping use of cellular phones in today's society greatly affects all of our lives.
According to the US embassy in Lagos, Nigerians have high regard for cellular phones of US origin because of their quality.
While 13% of respondents indicate they have used their cellular phones to assist in their own medical or health emergencies, 28% have done so to assist someone else.
Pocket technologies, such as scrambler devices on pocket cellular phones and pocket sensing devices that pick up room bugs, can help secure sensitive information.