A digital standard for wireless telecommunications. Unlike GSM, which is suited when roaming over large geographical areas, DECT is designed for a smaller area such as a city. DECT is becoming increasingly popular as an alternative for homes and business, to the ordinary fixed network telephone service. DECT uses TDMA to transmit radio signals within the network. A user can have a telephone (known as dual-mode phone) that can seamlessly operate with both GSM and DECT.
(Digital European Cordless Telecommunications) Standard for radio telecommunications.
Digital European Cordless Telecommunications. A wireless, short-term transmission standard used in Europe, often for cordless telephones and, potentially, for Net devices like smart home gateways.