Paging, what’s so different?

Posted by on Jun 16, 2010 in Blog, Simulcast | 0 comments

Paging, what’s so different?

One often finds an impression about paging, relative to other forms of wireless communication available now (say cellular in any of its forms, or WiFi), in which paging is viewed as an old and dead technology. It is “narrowband” in a world of increasingly “broadband” communication methods. A bigger, broader data pipe is almost universally seen as superior. On this blog, I adopt the contrarian point of view. Having worked for decades both in cellular and paging, I think that I can present a more balanced point of view than others. I believe that it is extremely rare to...

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