Another name for a phone connection, it also refers to a company that provides wireless telecommunication services.

BITD, when you saw the CD light flash on an external modem, for example, you know the modem is receiving a carrier detect (CD) signal from another computer. Now it's used to identify your cell phone plan, as in "Who's your carrier?"

See also : aggregator  cell phone  MMS  SMS  ringtones  
NetLingo Classification: Net Technology