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data connection

(1) Often refers to mobile devices accessing the Internet via a cellular system. See data plan.

(2) Any interface through which data are transmitted.

(3) Any transmission of data via wired or wireless communications.

data plan

(1) A monthly subscription to a cellular or other wireless carrier for the transfer of data over its network. It may be an unlimited-use plan or based on the actual amount of data transferred. See carrier data plans.

(2) A monthly subscription to a service that delivers database content, real-time data, news or other information. It may be an unlimited-use plan or based on the actual amount of data transferred.

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