Definitions for roaming

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word roaming

Wiktionary

  1. roaming(Noun)

    An instance of wandering.

  2. roaming(Noun)

    The ability to use a cell phone outside of its original registering zone.

  3. roaming(Noun)

    The use of a network or service from different locations or devices.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roaming

    of Roam

Freebase

  1. Roaming

    In wireless telecommunications, roaming is a general term referring to the extension of connectivity service in a location that is different from the home location where the service was registered. Roaming ensures that the wireless device is kept connected to the network, without losing the connection. The term "roaming" originates from the GSM sphere; the term "roaming" can also be applied to the CDMA technology. Traditional GSM Roaming is defined as the ability for a cellular customer to automatically make and receive voice calls, send and receive data, or access other services, including home data services, when travelling outside the geographical coverage area of the home network, by means of using a visited network. This can be done by using a communication terminal or else just by using the subscriber identity in the visited network. Roaming is technically supported by mobility management, authentication, authorization and billing procedures.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Fernando Saravia:

    It's better to be here working, learning what things cost in life, than out roaming the streets with nothing to do.

  2. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey:

    Feds should leave our free roaming #wildhorses alone. But if they don't, #AZ will do everything we can to protect them and provide sanctuary.

  3. Hassan Kabbani:

    Zain used national roaming to provide nationwide coverage when it launched, but as the company expanded the coverage and capacity of its own network it needs to rely less on national roaming.

  4. Doug Steiner:

    It was really awful looking with wild dogs -- literally wild dogs -- roaming the streets here, i liked the industrial landscape a lot and the opportunity. To me Brooklyn was a great opportunity waiting to happen because of the proximity to Manhattan.

  5. Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked:

    If people with knives were roaming the streets of New York and started stabbing people, they would not be asked to present their ID's, and the NYPD would draw their weapons, the U.S. administration can say whatever it wants - and we will do what is needed.

Images & Illustrations of roaming


Translations for roaming

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for roaming »

Translation

Find a translation for the roaming definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these roaming definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"roaming." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 11 Feb. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/roaming>.

Are we missing a good definition for roaming? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for roaming:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.