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Issue No. 11 - November (2006 vol. 39)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 19-21
ABSTRACT
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
INDEX TERMS
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. , pp. 19-21, November 2006, doi:10.1109/MC.2006.394
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