We have a Pager that works, but no pager service is available. People have moved on to phones.
Amateur radio receivers
- Incoming SMS
- Outgoing Landline
Wireless Communications now have voice, data, media. It has capability of the Internet, making a portable device part of the World Wide Web. There are companies and institutions that are making this utopia of a connected world possible with the systematic approach.
Now with IoT, WSN and M2M a complexity arises. Robots, Drones, Automobiles and Machines have wireless connectivity with an IP address or a Phone Number. All this is possible when we think of technologies more like Wi-Fi and WiMax merging with mobile-cellular systems. We have to abandon the Towers and go for Modular Daisy Chain of Repeaters on Street Poles and Fiber Optic Nodes. Maybe like these folks say LightRadio Antenna Module
ETSI – European Telecommunications Standards – ETSI produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT). Includes – Fixed, mobile, radio, converged, broadcast and internet technologies.
ITU-T – Infocommunications Standards – “ITU-T Recommendations are defining elements in information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure. Whether we exchange voice, data or video messages, communications cannot take place without standards linking the sender and the receiver. See ” Telecommunication Standardization Bureau” TSB
CDG – 3G Wireless CDMA Development – “The CDMA Development Group (CDG), founded in December 1993, is an international consortium of companies who have joined together to lead the adoption and evolution of 3G CDMA wireless systems around the world.” See also CDMA Technology
3GPP – Mobile Broadband Standard – “The original scope of 3GPP was to produce Technical Specifications and Technical Reports for a 3G Mobile System based on evolved GSM core networks …” Global System for Mobile communication (GSM), GPRS and EDGE.
IEEE – Broadband Wireless Access Standards – “The IEEE 802.16 Working Group on Broadband Wireless Access is creating the IEEE 802.16 family of WirelessMAN Standards for Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks.”