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Wireless Internet Access - Providers and Wireless Services

Wireless Internet access makes mobile email access and Web searching possible from phones and roaming mobile computers. Wireless Internet services have been available for years but are now becoming easier to find and more affordable.
  1. Wi-Fi Hotspots
  2. Cellular Internet Access (18)
  3. Satellite Internet Access (5)

Introduction to Wireless Internet Service
Several forms of wireless Internet service exist, based on Wi-Fi, WiMax, cellular and satelite technologies. See what advantages each of these services offer and how they compare.

What Is Mobile Broadband?
The term mobile broadband refers to high-speed wireless Internet connections and services designed to be used from arbitrary locations. Mobile broadband technologies include EV-DO, HSPA, WiMax and LTE. Beside phones, Internet and network access using these technologies is increasingly being incorporated into laptop computers, automobiles and...

What Is Fixed Wireless Broadband?
Fixed wireless broadband is a type of high-speed Internet access where connections to service providers use radio signals rather than cables. Several different forms of fixed wireless broadband are available to residential and business customers.

How to Check and Manage Network Data Usage of Any Mobile Device
Online services can restrict in different ways the total amount of network traffic you are allowed to generate. Here's how to manage your online data usage to avoid exceeding limits and running into trouble.

Coping with Wi-Fi Addition - A How-To Guide
Learn more about the typical symptoms of Wi-Fi addition and some possible treatments.

WiMax Broadband Wireless Internet
WiMax is the industry term for a standard form of wireless broadband networking. WiMax is designed to support long-distance wireless connectivity to the Internet in areas not serviced by cable or DSL.

WiMax vs. LTE, for Mobile Broadband
WiMax and LTE are the two emerging technologies for high-speed mobile broadband Internet service. Both WiMax and LTE appear to have similar goals for enabling worldwide wireless data network connectivity for cell phones, laptops and other computing devices. What are the differences between WiMax and LTE for wireless networking?

WISP - Wireless Internet Service Provider
A WISP (Wireless Internet Service Provider) offers public wireless network services. WISPs often install wireless hotspots that provide Internet access and local printer access to mobile computers.

How Wireless Internet Works
Learn more about the network capabilities of cell phones, pagers, and other wireless Internet devices including their relationship to technologies like WAP and WML.

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