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  NANPA : Numbering Resources - 500-NXX Assignments
Personal communications service is defined more formally as "a set of capabilities that allows some combination of personal mobility, terminal mobility, and service profile management.
It enables each personal communications service user to participate in a user-defined set of subscribed services and to initiate and/or receive calls on the basis of some combination of a personal number, terminal number, and service profile across multiple networks at any terminal, fixed or mobile, irrespective of geographic location.
Depending on the service provider, calls could be charged to the calling party, the called party, or some combination of both.
www.nanpa.com /number_resource_info/500_codes.html   (311 words)

 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration - Patent 5353331
In a communication network, as in claim 34, wherein at least one of the service switching means comprises a telephone central office switching system connected to a plurality of telephone lines, and the registering step is performed by transmission of registration data over one of said telephone lines.
In a communication network, as in claim 37, wherein at least one of the service switching means comprises a telephone central office switching system connected to a plurality of telephone lines, and the registering step is performed by transmission of registration data over one of said telephone lines.
The mobile communication unit, particularly when in the form of a handset, is configured in manner similar to the cordless handsets found in the prior art, except that the PCS units include a radio transceivers operating at cellular frequencies and capable of meeting cellular signalling protocols.
www.freepatentsonline.com /5353331.html   (19235 words)

 PCS - Patchable Control Store, Personal Communication Service, Personal Computing System, Personal Conferencing ...
Personal Communications Service: an American generic term for a mass-market mobile phone service, emphasizing personal communication, independent of the technology used to provide it.
However, PCS can also be used to provide other wireless communications services, including services that allow people to place and receive communications while away from their home or office, as well as wireless communications to homes, office buildings and other fixed locations.
Personal Communication Service; a next generation mobile telephone service which associates an individual with a universal telephone number.
www.auditmypc.com /acronym/PCS.asp   (728 words)

 DOBSON COMMUNICATIONS CORP(Form: 10-K405/A, Received: 04/09/2001 17:28:32)
The cellular geographic service area may conform exactly with the boundaries of the FCC designated MSA or RSA, it may be smaller if a licensee has chosen not to provide services to certain areas, or it may be larger if a licensee has captured otherwise unserved area from an adjacent market.
A personal communications service (PCS) system operates under a protected geographic service area license granted by the FCC for either a major trading area or a basic trading area on one of six frequency blocks allocated for broadband PCS service.
This rule change may facilitate the provision of wireless local loop service, which involves the use of wireless links to provide local telephone service by cellular licensees, as well as broadband personal communications service and enhanced specialized mobile radio licensees, although the extent of lawful state regulation of such "wireless local loop" service is undetermined.
www.irconnect.com /dcel/annual/form10-K405-A.htm   (15162 words)

 Autonomous remote measurement unit for a personal communications service system - Patent 5752164
Personal Communications Services ("PCS") are the focus of an exceptional amount of interest, both in the United States and around the world.
All communications between the microcontroller 404 and the CUC 50 shall use the protocol shown below in Table I. The data may be commands from the CUC 50, or responses from the RMU 400.
The TMU personal computer 436 is attached to the spectrum analyzer 408 in the mobile unit 68 preferably by an RS232 interface, but could be any of a variety of other communications means.
www.freepatentsonline.com /5752164.html   (17376 words)

 Iowa Code 2001: Section 34A.7A
The surcharge shall be collected as part of the wireless communications service provider's periodic billing to a subscriber.
A joint E911 service board or the department of public safety, to receive funds from the wireless E911 emergency communications fund, must submit a written request for such funds to the administrator in a form as approved by the administrator.
For purposes of this section, "wireless communications service" means commercial mobile radio service, as defined under sections 3(27) and 332(d) of the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, 47 U.S.C. § 151 et seq.; federal communications commission rules; and the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993.
www.legis.state.ia.us /IACODE/2001/34A/7A.html   (972 words)

 Relating to broadband services; creating new provisions; amending ORS 759.425; and declaring an emergency.
Allows moneys generated by universal service surcharge to be used to ensure that broadband services are available at reasonable and affordable rate.
Subject to subsection (6) of this section, the universal service fund shall be used by the commission + } to ensure basic telephone service is available at a reasonable and affordable rate.
The surcharge shall be established by the commission as a uniform percentage of the sale of retail telecommunications services in an amount sufficient to support the purpose of the universal service fund.
www.leg.state.or.us /05reg/measures/sb0001.dir/sb0014.intro.html   (910 words)

 Electronic Code of Federal Regulations:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-08)
The rules for the personal communications services (PCS) in this part are promulgated under the provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, that vests authority in the Federal Communications Commission to regulate radio transmission and to issue licenses for radio stations.
Licensees in this service may establish an alternative out of band emission limit to be used at specified band edge(s) in specified geographical areas, in lieu of that set forth in this section, pursuant to a private contractual arrangement of all affected licensees and applicants.
For example, in the case of service intended for business use in an urban area, one might expect that perhaps 85 percent of the portables in use at any given time would be operating from within buildings and perhaps 5 percent might be operating from rooftops or balconies.
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 Competitive communications and convergence
Competitive communications and convergence seem to be the trend in telecommunications policy at both the state and federal levels.
In Michigan the current communications act will sunset at the end of 1995 and parties are lining up at the legislature with their wish list for the new act.
Communications services are changing in the way the services are provided, who provides them and the way consumers will be buying them.
www.nrec.org /synapse32/choura.html   (2042 words)

 Personal Communications Service : PCS
Personal Communications Service or PCS is the name for the 1900 MHz radio band used for digital mobile phone services in the United States.
CDMA, GSM, iDEN, and TDMA systems can all be used on PCS frequencies.
All is still licensed under the GNU FDL.
www.wordlookup.net /pc/pcs.html   (249 words)

 Telecommunications | TutorGig.co.uk Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-08)
In telephony and telecommunications, a caller, also known as the A party, is the person or party who originates or dials a telephone call.
In telecommunications, a user is a person, organization, or other entity that employs the services provided...
The consumer may be the final user or an intermediary such as a service provider.
www.tutorgig.co.uk /encyclopedia/sencyclo.jsp?keywords=Telecommunications   (361 words)

 PCS - Emerging Technologies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-08)
These telephone have a range of 300 feet and are limited by suspectibility to interference, lack of security and their limited range.
Cordless pay phone service (CT-2) is being used in Great Britain allowing outbound calls by pedestrian users in a contiguous area.
A recent study by the Personal Communication Industry Association (PCIA) predicts that 7 percent of PCS volume will be in data.
www.ntia.doc.gov /opadhome/mtdpweb/pemerge.htm   (528 words)

 Emerging Personal Communications Services
One interesting application yet to appear is a pinpoint location service, to allow owners to precisely locate objects or vehicles containing a PCS transmitter.
Although the FCC does not regulate the specific services offered, most license holders are either offering or planning to offer two-way voice services.
All communication between the handset and cell sites is digital, as opposed to traditional cellular service where the voice channels are broadcast as analog.
www.decodesystems.com /mt/96oct   (1728 words)

 What is Personal Communications Service? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Telestial: International Prepaid Phone Service - Provides communication services for travelers.
Features service in over 190 countries, direct international dialing, and next day nationwide delivery.
BellSouth: Personal Wireless Telecommunications - Save when you combine your communications service with BellSouth AnswersB.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/P/Personal_Communications_Service.html   (202 words)

 audiovox personal communications at Business.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-08)
Service providers can offer blended lifestyle services with Lucent.
Broaden Your Search Results for "audiovox personal communications"
The CDM8940 from UTStarcom Personal Communications (formerly Audiovox Communications
www.business.com /popular/audiovox_personal_communications   (255 words)

 Personal Communications Service - Communications & Utilities - Nashville, TN, 37205-1402 - Citysearch
Personal Communications Service - Communications & Utilities - Nashville, TN, 37205-1402 - Citysearch
Find the right DJ, florist, caterer, party rental company, and any other home party needs in Nashville.
From a restaurant that offers food delivery to a market that delivers wine, find the best home-delivery services in Nashville.
www.citysearch.com /profile/9325025   (153 words)

 IEC: Personal Communications Service (PCS)
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PCS is a new generation of wireless-phone technology that introduces a range of features and services surpassing those available in analog- and digital-cellular phone systems.
PCS provides the user with an all-in-one wireless phone, paging, messaging, and data service having a greatly improved battery-standby time.
www.iec.org /online/tutorials/pcs   (80 words)

 Satellite Phones, pelican cases, flashlights, Iridium, Globalstar satellite phone, Inmarsat satphones and Thuraya from ...
Combining revolutionary products and a spectrum of services has enabled GMPCS to become an industrial leader in the sale and rental of satellite phones.
Hurricane season 2004 presented Florida with a record of four strong hurricanes all within a six week period.
During those storms over 300,000 people were left without telephone and internet capabilities.
www.gmpcs-us.com   (102 words)

 In Other News ...
Only three of the FCC rules will apply to wireless carriers: to provide the name of the company offering the service in the bill, to provide a toll-free number for customers to reach the service providers and to describe federal requirements such as the Universal Service Fund charge.
We just call it Sprint PCS for personal communications service.
That is just what we are trying to offer is personal communications services.
wirelessreview.com /mag/wireless_news_12/index.html   (624 words)

 Interdigital - Glossary
A digital wireless radiotelephone network utilizing low-powered, wireless telephones, data terminals and microcell base stations connected to the public network.
FCC terminology describing intelligent, digital wireless, personal two-way communications via PCN.
A cellular system based on very small cells, typically serving users within a 20 to 250 foot radius of the base station.
www.interdigital.com /glossary.jsp?key=P   (172 words)

 US market size for personal communications service ( PCS ) equipment expressed as infrastructure spending in dollars ...
US market size for personal communications service (PCS) equipment expressed as infrastructure spending in dollars for 1996 forecast to 2004 by technology -- TDMA (tim...
US market size for personal communications services (PCS) expressed as number of subscribers in 1997 forecast to 2004 by technology -- TDMA (time division multiple access), CDMA (code division multiple access) or GSM (Global System for Mobile
US cellular communications service market size expressed as number of subscribers in 1996 forecast to 2004 by technology -- analog, code division multiple access (CDMA), or time division multiple access (TDMA)
www.researchandmarkets.com /reportinfo.asp?report_id=251159   (418 words)

 Spectrum Management and Telecommunications - RSS-213 - 2 GHz Licence-exempt Personal Communications Service Devices ...
General reformatting, editorial changes and updating to reflect the current practice and that material common to most RSSs has been moved to RSS-Gen.
The standard now applies only to the 1920-1930 MHz band, as the 1910-1920 MHz band is no longer available for licence-exempt personal communications services operation.
Both isochronous and asynchronous devices are now permitted in the band 1920-1930 MHz.
strategis.ic.gc.ca /epic/internet/insmt-gst.nsf/en/sf01768e.html   (410 words)

 European Personal Communications Service Markets
Already a multibillion-dollar industry, the PCS market is poised for phenomenal growth.
According to this Frost & Sullivan report, the European Union s decision to deregulate the telecommunications market is driving revenues and contributing to a drastic increase in the number of global system for mobile communications (GSM) and distributed control system (DCS) network operators.
The report looks at standardization in the industry, the move toward more aggressive pricing strategies, and the latest strategic and tactical alliances.
www.marketresearch.com /researchindex/144522.html   (172 words)

 The page cannot be found   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-08)
HTTP Error 404 - File or directory not found.
Go to Microsoft Product Support Services and perform a title search for the words HTTP and 404.
Open IIS Help, which is accessible in IIS Manager (inetmgr), and search for topics titled Web Site Setup, Common Administrative Tasks, and About Custom Error Messages.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pe/personal_communications_s...   (121 words)

 Personal Communications Service (PCS) - Cell Phone Glossary - Mobiledia
Personal Communications Service (PCS) - Cell Phone Glossary - Mobiledia
Home > Cell Phones > Cell Phone Glossary > Personal Communications Service (PCS)
A second-generation digital voice, messaging and data cell phone system in the 2GHz range.
www.mobiledia.com /glossary/196.html   (107 words)

 Personal Communications Service (PCS) from International Engineering Consortium White Papers at ZDNet UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-08)
Personal Communications Service (PCS) from International Engineering Consortium White Papers at ZDNet UK 3GSM Special:
Insight > White Papers > Networking & Communications > Telecommunications > Telecom Regulation
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whitepapers.zdnet.co.uk /0,39025945,60022265p-39000408q,00.htm   (144 words)

 MobileMarketInfo - Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-08)
U.S. MobileMarketInfo is a comprehensive new database from MapInfo for mapping and analyzing the wireless license landscape.
CMA service areas are also referred to as:
Together these service areas define the geographies that wireless carriers are licensed to provide service throughout the U.S. By bringing together the complex FCC license data, coupled with dedicated research, MobileMarketInfo delivers a concise format for accurate analyses.
extranet.mapinfo.com /products/Overview.cfm?productid=1720   (165 words)

 Cell site in TutorGig Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-08)
A 'cell site' is a site where a wireless antenna and network communications equipment are placed to create the network cells for the use of mobile phones.
A cell site is comprised of an antenna (electronics) tower, transmitter/receiver, transmission radios and radio controllers.
A controversial issue is whether there is a correlation, or even a causal link, between radio transmission and the risk of cancer.
www.tutorgig.com /ed/Cell_site   (366 words)

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