Cellular Network

What is a cellular Network?

A cellular network is a radio network which allows a number of handheld mobile stations (More commonly known as mobile phone or cell phone) to communicate with each other through voice and text message.
Cellular Networks services:

  • Voice
  • Text
  • GPRS/ EDGE, which enables access to the internet through mobile phone.

The Technology

Cellular Network has the following properties:

  • This network is made up of a number of cells, each served by at least one fixed-location transceiver known as a base station and handsets communicate through them.
  • When joined together, these cells provide radio coverage over a wide geographic area.
  • A large number of portable transceivers such as mobile phones, pagers can communicate with each other and with fixed transceivers and telephones anywhere in the network.
  • The mobile handsets prices vary from $30 to $800. The price depends on the advanced features of the set.
  • This network provides access to the internet through GPRS/EDGE services. User can access the internet directly through the GPRS/EDGE/3G enabled mobile phone or connect the phone to a laptop or desktop PC through Bluetooth or wire connection.
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