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Cellular Telephony

  • By: Chris Woodford
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Cellular telephony is based on the idea of using radio waves (instead of copper wires or fiber-optic cables) to connect mobile telephones to one another and to the ordinary telephone network. Since devices of this kind were first developed in the ...

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