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ALSO CALLED: Global System for Mobile Communication, GSM Wireless
DEFINITION: A SIM card, also known as a subscriber identity module, is a smart cardthat stores data for GSMcellulartelephone subscribers. Such data includes user identity, location and phone number, networkauthorization data, personal security keys, contact lists and stored text messages. Securityfeatures include authenticationand encryptionto protect data and prevent eavesdropping.A SIM card and can be switched  … 
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The Promise of Mobile Unified Communications
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Mobile unified communications allows organizations to provide employees with the ability to collaborate and communicate efficiently, as well as access information on-demand.
Posted: 09 Jan 2009 | Published: 09 Jan 2009

BlackBerry

Enabling Next-Generation Mobile Broadband Services
sponsored by LSI Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the broadband services that mobile carriers are beginning to add to their product lineup fall into six different categories.
Posted: 18 Nov 2008 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

LSI Corporation

Achieve Eco-sustainable Innovation While Driving Profitable Growth
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Alcatel-Lucent's innovation engine explores new ideas and opportunities to address environmental concerns while solving business problems.
Posted: 02 Oct 2008 | Published: 02 Oct 2008

Alcatel-Lucent

Next Generation Mobility Now
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: Mobile broadband has become the alternative to Wi-Fi hotspots. Read this white paper that details the benefits of employing the use of mobile broadband, direct wireless broadband technology. Now updated for Rev A.
Posted: 30 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Sprint
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GSM DEFINITION (continued): …  easily from one phone set to another. The portability of dataoffers a number of benefits. For example, a user that buys a new phone can install the current SIMcard to associate the new phone with the same number and user preferences as the old one. Inanother common situation, if a phone's battery runs out of power, the user can easily install thecard to another subscriber's phone to borrow it without running up that user's minutes. Somevendors offer prepaid SIM cards that can provide travelers with local numbers, as long as theircell phones are not locked to a specific carrier.A device called … 
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