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cel′lular phone′

1. a mobile telephone using a system of radio transmitters, each covering separate areas, and computers for switching calls from one area to another.
Also called cel′lular tel′ephone.
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Noun1.cellular phone - a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receivercellular phone - a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
radiophone, radiotelephone, wireless telephone - a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables
هاتِفٌ خَلَوي
mobilní telefon
mobilni telefon

cellular phone

nFunktelefon nt; (= mobile phone)Handy nt, → Mobiltelefon nt


cell . cellular phone noun
(also cellphone) a mobile telephone that works by a system of radio signals.
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I look forward to this year when our solution will be implemented and end users will benefit from our easy to use cellular phones with great features," says Alessandro Valenti, Vice President of R&D of Calypso Wireless Inc.
TIA said that the "talk paper" issued today by the FDA essentially affirms the safety of cellular phones, while identifying the need for further research, to which the industry already has committed.
Using Calypso ASC with Asterisk enables the user to switch seamlessly from the GSM cellular tower to the WiFi Access Point without interruption and at the same time the Calypso C1250i WiFi-GSM Dual Mode VoIP Smart cellular phone will work like a PABX extension.
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Calypso's patented ASNAP(TM) technology will enable cellular phones to automatically detect any available Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) and then seamlessly switch between the signals of standard cellular link towers and an available short-range broadband network such as cable or DSL with Wi-Fi, accelerating wireless broadband deployment, thereby creating a platform for revenue sharing between the synergistic companies and increased revenues for them by delivering new added services.
Two microcells, custom-designed by Cellular One for installation at the new airport, will enable traveling cellular telephone users from throughout the nation to place or receive and maintain consistent signals and uninterrupted cellular phone service, regardless of their location or movement within the various levels of the airport facility.
With these batteries, consumers will receive increased talk times between recharging -- an important feature for frequent cellular phone users.
When using the Calypso C1250i WiFi-GSM VoIP cellular phone and connecting to any Wi-Fi access point, mobile subscribers will be able to save money on local and long distance calls using either the CoMob Agent software or Skype (NASDAQ: EBAY), therefore reaching more users and reducing the cost of calls," also says Calderon.
Cost savings come in two area: First, when placing long-distance calls from a cellular phone, Mobile Direct users will receive the discounted "least cost routing" rates already negotiated by the customer with long-distance carriers for their office phones, rather than the higher retail rates offered to individual users.
Today's closing on the Sleipner transaction demonstrated Calypso's commitment to expedite to market the C1250i dual mode cellular phone that has the ability to switch between cellular towers and WiFi access points.
Demonstrations from U S WEST Cellular representatives on safe use of a cellular phone will be an important part of the training.

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