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personal communication network
pcn - Computer Definition
Webster's New World Telecom Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana.
- Also known as DCS 1800 (Digital Cellular System 1800). An upbanded version of GSM, the pan-European digital cellular radio system. PCN operates in the 1800 MHz (1.8 GHz) range, rather than the 900 MHz range of GSM. See also GSM.
- A concept originally developed in the United Kingdom, and known generically as PCS (Personal Communications Services). See PCS.
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