multiple access


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multiple access

[‚məl·tə·pəl ′ak‚ses]
(communications)
Multiplexing schemes by which multiple users who are geographically dispersed gain access to a shared telecommunications facility or channel.

multiple access

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Here, the spreading gain is partly consumed by multiple access interference, since the codes are not exact
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA), the second 3G standard to enter the South Korean market after CMDA 2000, became commercially available in December 2003, though the service was failing to attract a significant number of subscribers.
Subsequently, InterDigital escalated the development of broadband Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) technologies and established an international consortium with industry leaders to deploy these systems for fixed wideband wireless local loop.
a leading provider of wireless biometric security solutions, today announced the world's first mobile, handheld device that enhances security while eliminating the need for employees to use multiple access cards and passwords.
It also eliminates employee frustration with having to carry multiple access cards and remember multiple passwords," said Johnson.
The TTPCom Architecture provides a common software platform approach across multiple chipsets and multiple access technologies and has been specified to allow support for a range of multiple access technologies including traditional cellular (eg GSM/GPRS and W-CDMA) as well as emerging capabilities such as Wi-Fi, WiMax and Digital TV.
PART 1V MULTIPLE ACCESS AND ADVANCED TRANSCEIVER SCHEMES.
Workers require immediate and reliable access to business-critical data and applications regardless of the significant technical and IT challenges - multiple access methods and user devices, potential security hazards, and diverse back-end infrastructure - that providing user access presents.
a leader in the development of all-IP-Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) technology on a software defined radio platform, this week demonstrated fixed and mobile OFDMA-TDD pre-WiMAX systems at the WiMAX Forum Members General and Working Group Face-to-Face event July 11 - 15, in Vancouver, B.
They also need to be able to implement these services across different technology environments such as global system for mobile communications (GSM), code division multiple access (CDMA), and fixed-line.
Viterbi has concentrated on establishing CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) as the multiple access technology of choice for cellular telephony and wireless data communication.

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