Terrible Twos?

Brown, Karen
January 2005
Wireless Week;1/1/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p14
Trade Publication
Considers the issues of call switching and power output affecting the strategic goal of developing a technology that integrate cellular and Wi-Fi local area network connections in one handset. Strategy used by NTT DoCoMo for its dual cellular and Wi-Fi connections; Approach used by Motorola, Avaya and Proxim in resolving the issue of call switching; Importance of limiting Wi-Fi connections to resolve the problem with battery drain. INSET: Startup Offers Cellular/Wi-Fi BackOffice Link.


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