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News briefs (PDF)
November 2006 (vol. 39 no. 11)
pp. 19-21
Mobile-phone carriers are preparing to offer a service that would seamlessly and automatically switch cellular calls to Wi-Fi networks once a customer is within range of a participating network. This dual-mode approach could save consumers service minutes, as some of the time they currently spend using cellular service would be spent using Wi-Fi
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wireless LAN,cellular radio,dual-mode approach,mobile-phone carriers,cellular calls,Wi-Fi networks,Cellular networks,Switches,Packaging,Operating systems,Circuits,IP networks,Internet telephony,Data security,Application software,Europe,Supercomputers,Mobile computing,Security
Citation:
Linda Dailey Paulson, "News briefs," Computer, vol. 39, no. 11, pp. 19-21, Nov. 2006, doi:10.1109/MC.2006.394
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