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wireless modem

A device that provides over-the-air data transmission. The term typically refers to a 3G or 4G modem (see cellular modem). It may also refer to Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Some of the first wireless data services were CDPD, DataTAC, Mobitex and Ricochet. Also in the past, with the right cables, certain cellphones could become wireless modems for computers, but not often. See wireless glossary, CDPD, DataTAC, Mobitex and Ricochet.

Early Wireless on a Palm PDA
In 1999, the New York-based YadaYada service enabled the Palm user to retrieve websites via wireless.

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wireless ISPwireless mouse
wireless LANwireless multimedia extensions
wireless local loopwireless music adapter
wireless media adapterwireless music player
wireless media hubwireless music system
wireless media playerWireless-N
wireless meshWireless-N adapter
wireless mesh networkwireless name
wireless minuteswireless network
wireless mobile modeswireless network adapter

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