What are Cellular Networks?


The boundaries between cellular networks and the Internet are blurring. Increasingly, and more so in the developing world, the "on ramp" to the Internet is a mobile device accessing the Internet via a cellular network that extends significantly beyond even the electric grid. As the network expands, mobiles are increasingly the access point for information of all kinds, common tools and communications, training materials, and more. Because they are always connected, many people see mobile computing platforms as their device of choice, and more affordable, more accessible, and easier to use than desktop computers. Mobile devices are becoming more and more pervasive, underscoring the need for a solid mobile broadband infrastructure.

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