airwave airwave  /ˈɛr ˌweɪv/


  • (n) medium for radio and television broadcasting


  1. His idea: remake Nokia into a kind of wireless Cisco, providing the plumbing to manage all the airwave traffic.
  2. In June Premier fought back by hiring Ray Conley, a Des Moines lawyer who specializes in catching airwave pirates.
  3. His friends like to believe that his airwave salute to her symbolizes the Durante character: grotesque tenderness beneath the mask of a public clown.


  1. First Looks: Cobra AirWave Wireless Music Receiver

    Like several other companies in the post-Dock Connector era, Cobra has released a Bluetooth wireless receiver as an audio alternative to wired Lightning adapters. Named AirWave ($40), the square accessory contains a rechargeable battery with 12-15 hours of play time or 30 hours of standby time, enabling stereo Bluetooth-ready iPods, iPhones, and iPads to stream music directly to any audio system ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: iLounge

  2. FCC Nominee Tom Wheeler Vows To Move “Expeditiously” On Spectrum Auction

    President Obama’s choice to be FCC chairman deftly steered clear of controversies in the first part of his confirmation hearing today at the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation – which will be continued after a recess. Tom Wheeler says he’ll push ahead with the FCC’s effort to entice broadcasters to give up airwave spectrum so it can be auctioned to wireless broadband ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood


  1. Mayor of London Ken Livingstone said: "The addition of the Airwave radio network to the new Connect digital radio system, currently being rolled out across the Tube network, is good news for London. It will bring added flexibility to the way that...
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: Ken Livingstone Source: Transport Briefing

  2. Jackie Baillie, Scottish Labour's health spokeswoman, said: "These delays and cost over-runs are deeply concerning. Nicola Sturgeon needs to explain why she has not intervened to find out what has gone wrong and sorted it out. Airwave is already...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Jackie Baillie Source: Herald Scotland

  3. Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, added: "The completion of Airwave is good news for Londoners as it further increases the ability of our emergency services to operate on the underground network. Our police service will now have radio coverage at all...
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: Boris Johnson Source:

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