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Explain the differences between fixed computing and mobile computing, how do they differ, what benefits and liabilities do each one of these types of computing methods have for the user?

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Fixed-Mobile Convergence Alliance formed in mid-2004, operates under a Memorandum of Understanding and benefits from a growing membership base of 25 leading telecom operators, 24 of which are integrated telecom operators owning both fixed and mobile networks. The alliance was founded by six companies: British ...

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561 words to discuss the differences between fixed and mobile computing, including benefits and disadvantages to each.

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