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(keitai-l) Re: i-mode is NOT always on

From: M. David <davidm1_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 01/23/01
Message-ID: <LAW2-F178lCPx33E1io0000031f_at_hotmail.com>
>The mobile is connected to the network, but only transiently at the 
signalling
>layer. I dont know about Japan keitai's, but GSM phones occasionally 
transmit to
>the network just to say 'im here! helllloooo' so that the network knows in 
which
>Cell the mobile is located so it may be contacted for incoming calls. Text
>messages & e-mail are transmitted to the mobile, even though your mobile 
may
>appear idle it is always listening and sometimes talking to the network.
>

My keitai seems to periodically check the network. My computer buzzes when 
an email, phonecall or network check is happening. I guess its from the 
phone telling the network its accessable and the waves cooking my computer 
speaker.

David M
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