A CDE Definition
The transmission of data over the cellular network using a voice channel and modem similar to using land-based modems. Contrast with packet cellular. See wireless.
Transmission through the air. Although all forms of radio transmission over the air (AM, FM, TV, cordless phones, cellphones, etc.) are naturally wireless, there is a tendency for the term to refer only to Wi-Fi or to cellular data services. For example, a cellular provider may call its extra-cost data service wireless, although its voice service is obviously wireless as well.
Wireless Light Too
The word "wireless" is also used in optical communication systems that transmit light pulses over the air (see optical wireless communication). See radio, Wi-Fi, cellular generations and wireless glossary.
Wireless Means Wi-Fi
Wireless Is Everywhere
Wireless in the Late 1920s
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