Wireless Lends A Lifeline

Vaughan, Allyson
January 2000
Wireless Week;01/31/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p1
Trade Publication
Deals with the benefit offered by mobile phone on the people in North Carolina who experienced East Coast storms. Power failures experienced by wireless systems caused by storms.


Related Articles

  • Meaningful Dividends Humanize World of Technology. Blake, Pat // Wireless Review;11/01/99, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p14 

    Illustrates how wireless telecommunication systems help humans in their day to day life. Samples of incidents in which wireless communications systems have helped people; Reasons for the growth in demand of wireless service; Role of carriers and the United States Federal Communications...

  • POWER AT YOUR FINGERTIPS. Pearson-McNeil, Cheryl // Washington Informer;9/23/2010, Vol. 46 Issue 49a, p25 

    The article presents the use of wireless technology, especially the use of mobile phones, as a form of aid to help others, wherein the author cites a research from Nielsen Co. stating that more than 136 million people around the world has responded to the needs of the Haiti Earthquake victims.

  • Top Telecom Spots Lack Women. Vaughan, Allyson // Wireless Week;03/19/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p8 

    Highlights the report by Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania on the shortage of female telecommunication executives. Need to broaden recruitment efforts; Need for programs to provide venture capital for women entrepreneurs; Significance of the report to...

  • Is the UK all wired up with nowhere to go? Drew, Wayne // Televisual;Sep2009, p18 

    The article presents the author's opinion regarding the technological infrastructure in Great Britain. He acknowledges the capabilities of the Internet in bringing easy access into the government's services, however, opposes the view of Prime Minister Gordon Brown that broadband communications...

  • Designated mobile phone areas allowed.  // Nursing Standard;5/16/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 36, p9 

    The article reports on the regulation from the Department of Health (DH) in England, that patients and visitors should be allowed to use their mobile phones in designated areas of English hospitals. Despite the regulation that allows the use of mobile phones, it is emphasized that the...

  • Safety lite. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;05/22/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 21, p12 

    Comments on the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association's (CTIA) efforts to enhance wireless safety. Efforts of the CTIA to promote the use of mobile phones for 911 calls; Individuals who have been catalysts for change in the industry by bringing attention to safety issues.

  • Digging into cultural wireless issues. Shaw, Keith // Network World;06/11/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 24, p48 

    Editorial. Discusses a report published by Context-Based Research Group focusing on consumer usage of wireless communication devices in several cities as of June 11, 2001. Stockholm, Sweden-based users' perception of cellular telephones as extension of their personalities.

  • VIDEO STREAMING PERFORMANCE UNDER WELL-KNOWN PACKET SCHEDULING ALGORITHMS. Mohd Ramli, Huda Adibah; Sandrasegaran, Kumbesan; Basukala, Riyaj; Patachaianand, Rachod; Afrin, Toyoba Sohana // International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks;Feb2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p25 

    Video streaming is becoming increasingly popular among the wireless users. However, supporting video streaming over the wireless networks is not an easy task due to the dynamic radio propagation environment, limited radio resources as well as Quality of Service (QoS) requirements of the video...

  • A Newfound Desire. Allen, Dan // Wireless Week;10/8/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 41, p33 

    Comments on the use of wireless communication technology by people in the United States. Importance of wireless technology on the interpersonal relationships of men; Reasons of people for buying wireless cellular telephones; Role of mobile users' demands on the development of wireless technology.


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics