mobile communications

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See also cellular radio system; nomadic audiences; personal digital assistant; teleworking.

1. Broadly, any communications technology that is portable: for example, a battery-powered television, WiFi-equipped laptop, cordless landline telephone, or outside broadcasting facility.

2. A device, network, or service that enables interpersonal communication over a distance between two or more parties: either because the user is mobile and has access to the service in a number of different locations or because the technology is portable and can be carried with the user; i.e. a walkie-talkie radio or mobile phone.

http://www.richardling.com/papers/2007_Mobile_communication_and_mediated_ritual.pdf Mobile communication and mediated ritual

Subjects: Media Studies.

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