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Passmore, David
August 2006
Business Communications Review;Aug2006, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p12
Trade Publication
The author reflects on service provider misbehavior against network neutrality, which have encountered by some cellular networks in the U.S. Verizon Wireless has data services that use its broadband evolution-data optimized network, which have experienced restrictions imposed by the operator. The limitations also include the disabling of all Bluetooth profiles except wireless headsets and dial-up networking. The restrictions aim to encourage customers to use extra-cost services and content of Verizon. In other countries, global system for mobile communications cellular phones are used to avoid having to coordinator with the mobile operator. Code division multiple access phones are different since it uses built-in electronic serial numbers, rather than subscriber identity module cards.


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