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What is Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM)

Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy: Trends, Issues and Advancements
Mobile communication services such as hand set.
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Telecommunications Regulation in Nigeria
Pereware Aghwotu Tiemo (Niger Delta University Library, Nigeria)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-847-0.ch044
This chapter presents the historical development of telecommunication in Nigeria, ranging from the colonial era to the present democratic dispensation and the position of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) as the telecommunication regulatory body, are highlighted. It goes further to x-ray the current trends and benefits of deregulation of telecommunication in the county. Despite the effort being made to ensure access to telecommunication system in the country, there are still some problems that militate against it effectiveness such as poor quality of services, inadequate telecommunication infrastructure and irregular electricity supply. It also looks at the future trends of telecommunication and among the recommendations are constant supplies of electricity, conducive environment and friendly policy that will sustain the growth of telecommunication in Nigeria.
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A Cloud-Based Patient Health Monitoring System Using the Internet of Things
GSM is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to describe the protocols for second-generation digital cellular networks used by mobile devices such as tablets.
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Sectoral Analysis of ICT Use in Nigeria
A digital mobile telephone system that is widely used in Europe and other parts of the world. GSM uses a variation of TDMA and is the most widely used of the three digital wireless telephone technologies (TDMA, GSM, and CDMA). GSM digitizes and compresses data, then sends it down a channel with two other streams of user data, each in its own time slot.
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