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cellular data

The transmission of data via cellphone. Also called "mobile data" and a separate service from voice calling, cellular data is used for email, Web pages, media and app downloads and software updates. Text messaging (SMS) is also a different service. See carrier data plans.
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The Authority seeks a bundled solution including all hardware, software, router configuration, security, internet filtering, cellular data services, installation support, and warranty.
1 rollout saw some users unable to make phone calls or use cellular data services.
Tablets that are Wi-Fi enabled can also be used easily to stay connected and they are also cheaper than using cellular data services.
Cellular data services offered by wireless network operators provide a direct link to the public Internet.
While cellular data services are slower and more expensive than WiFi, they are significantly more secure and reliable and many industry analysts predict cellular data services will eventually become the mobile wireless connection of choice.
However, Micrologic Research believes that cellular service providers will be willing to subsidize the cost of adding Bluetooth to the cellular telephones they sell to subscribers because the technology makes the use of cellular data services more convenient and so increases the amount of airtime subscribers purchase.
Progressive mobile operators such as LG U+ increasingly see the value of bundling Wi-Fi access with cellular data services in order to offload the growing data consumption at home while providing cost-effective data solutions when away from their home network," said Allen Pan, director of Asia Pacific for Boingo Wireless.
A number of utilities have wireless communications to some DA devices today, typically narrowband proprietary radio systems or commercial cellular data services.
These licenses also add several new categories of spectrum that are ideal for WiMax and next generation (4G) cellular data services.
The company's Global System for Mobile (GSM) and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) cellular data services are available to public sector organizations for powering innovative applications like the PocketFinder[R] personal locator device.
KORE GSM and CDMA cellular data services are available to public sector organizations for powering the innovative applications that enable them to achieve their missions, including asset tracking, offender monitoring, security and surveillance applications, all of which fall under the expanding M2M banner.
After putting cellular data services to the test, we quickly determined that the newly deployed '3G' networks are capable of reliably networking time-sensitive data communications between EMS personnel in the field, caregivers at area hospitals, staff at the Communications Center and patient financial services.