data connection

data connection

(1) Often refers to mobile devices accessing the Internet via a cellular system. See data plan.

(2) Any interface through which data are transmitted.

(3) Any transmission of data via wired or wireless communications.
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Also, people may want to use data connection in their own different ways.
Based on the country, user will have choice of 2G/3G/4G (in India Lumia owners will have only two choices 2G & 3G), use 2G to enjoy longer battery life and also activate data connection on needed.
Network protocol software provider Data Connection (DCL) announced on Friday that firewall company Palo Alto Networks is using its DC-OSPF and DC-RIP IP routing protocol stacks on the PA Series firewall products.
Mario Ciabarra is CEO and head developer of Intelliborn, the company behind MyWi. MyWi allows owners of jailbroken iPhones to share their mobile data connection with laptops and other devices.
Features include multiple data connection options for information access, a data engine which, according to Contemporary, is the most powerful on the market and full control over data presentation, print previewing and printing.
According to the company, Palringo enables picture messaging, text-based messaging and in the near future vocal instant messaging over the iPhone's data connection. The solution integrates with several existing instant messaging services, including: AOL's AIM, Google Talk, Yahoo!
The application requires a data connection to the mobile operators network, although the cost of this connection is not included in the cost of sending any FishText message, but CardBoardFish say that the amount of data transferred is very low and the resulting data connection should not be expensive.
The Connect Pen is a USB device that provides users with a data connection to Vodafone's mobile network allowing download speeds of up to 7.2Mb/s.
The data connection disengages once the call has been initiated, being carried to completion over the cellular provider's network with only Packet8's international calling rates being applied, the company said.
Under the terms of the contract, which was renewed with AT&T Global Services, AT&T will use local voice services and networking services to provide the US Postal Service offices based in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, California and Nevada, with a local voice and data connection.
Finnish telecomms solutions provider Nokia said on Tuesday (9 August) that, together with Vodafone Italy, it had successfully made the first data connection with HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) using fully commercial WCDMA 3G network equipment.