personal communications network


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personal communications network

[‚pərs·ən·əl kə‚myü·nə¦kā·shənz ‚net‚wərk]
(communications)
The series of small low-power antennas that support a personal communications service, and are linked to a master telephone switch that is connected to the main telephone network. Abbreviated PCN.
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AOL said the acquisition, together with its AIM and ICQ personal communications network, will give AOL a strong position in the online social media arena, with a network of around 80m unique users.
NTT has decided to liquidate its nine PHS companies, which form the NTT Personal Communications Network of PHS services, and transfer their operations to NTT Mobile Communications Network Inc.
Although this design was completed for UHF, a variety of antennas for wireless communication have been developed to cover the other bands, including personal communications service (PCS); personal communications network (PCN); low industrial, scientific and medical (ISM); and high ISM.
MCI is involved with a different type of consortium, one that hopes to win a license to build a national personal communications network.
Particularly as the role of the home shifts from a family sanctuary to also being the hub of a personal communications network, vendors see great potential for fuel cells to help moderate and manage the energy required to power the myriad applications that 21(st) century residents desire.
With the introduction of new mobile phone networks such as the personal communications network in Europe and personal communications service in North America, ways of reducing the size and numbers of the antennas needed for deployment have become important issues for manufacturers and operators in the industry.
Goowy Media forms part of AOL's newly created People Networks business unit, which combines social media network Bebo, the AIM and ICQ personal communications network, and social search and answer service Yedda.
r] stability over temperature and frequency makes the 25N materials suitable for circuits in many personal communications network applications such as cellular telephones, downconverters, low noise amplifiers, antennas and others where the higher costs of PTFE materials are prohibitive, yet instability, electrical loss and other shortcomings of lower cost FR-4 materials are unacceptable.
According to the recently introduced Frost & Sullivan report, "The Personal Communications Network Market," the demand for personal communications products and services derives from a growing need for personal mobility and accessibility.
The talk described hardware configurations for point-to-point personal communications network (PCN) radio links that support high data rates and use sophisticated modulation schemes.
The personal communications network is another piece of the unwiring of America.
In the mobile communications sector, GSM services are provided by Vodafone-Panafon (majority-owned by Vodafone) and STET Hellas (majority-owned by Telecom Italia Mobile), while personal communications network (PCN) services are currently offered by OTE through the CosmOTE division, which launched commercial services in April 1998.

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