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

From: M. David <davidm1_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 01/23/01
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
>The mobile is connected to the network, but only transiently at the 
>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 
>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 
>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 

David M
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Received on Tue Jan 23 12:08:01 2001