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
GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications: originally from Groupe Spécial Mobile) is the most popular standard for mobile telephone systems in the world. The GSM Association, its promoting industry trade organization of mobile phone carriers and manufacturers, estimates that 80% of the global mobile market uses the standard. GSM is used by over 3 billion people across more than 212 countries and territories.
GSM World – Online face of GSM Association – “The GSMA represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry”
GSM Technology for Mobile Communications
EDGE – GSM Evolution (EDGE) technology provides up to three times the data capacity of GPRS
HSPA – The set of technologies that defines the migration path for 3G/WCDMA operators worldwide
GSM – An open, digital cellular technology used for transmitting mobile voice and data services
GPRS – A very widely deployed wireless data service, available now with most GSM networks