4. How Mobile Networks Work

There’s one last type of wireless network we need to discuss, and it’s one with which you’re probably intimately and constantly familiar. I’m talking about the ubiquitous wireless network employed by the humble cell phone—or, more common today, the high-tech cellular-data network used by iPhones and other smartphones to connect not only to each other, but also to the Internet.

How does cellular networking work—and what does it have to do with the other wireless networking you employ on a daily ...

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