always on

Definitions

Computing

  • adjective used to describe a feature of high-speed broadband communications devices such as cable modems and ADSL that link your computer to the Internet whereby your computer appears to be permanently connected to the net and you do not need to dial up a special number

Information & Library Science

  • adjective
    (written as always-on)
    relating to a home or business with several computers and mobile phones, in which Internet access is not restricted to specific times

Media Studies

  • adjective describes a home or business with several computers and mobile phones, in which Internet access is not restricted to specific times
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