3G Wireless Demystified

Paperback | August 27, 2001

byLawrence Harte, Richard Levine, Roman Kikta

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All-in-one, application-and service-focused look at 3G cellular

Want to know exactly how existing wireless technologies are evolving into a vital third generation -- and how this trend impacts the bottom line? You’ll find the answers in 3G Cellular & PCs Demystified, by Lawrence Harte, Richard Levine, Roman Kikta. This plain-language guide fills you in on the different technology types, design issues for handset and network systems, economics, and the future of 3G --vital topics for anyone working in the field, from marketing managers to technicians. Helpful appendices identify key companies involved with the products and services highlighted in the book. In addition to an introduction to 3G wireless basics and industry terms, you get:
History, system overviews, basic operation, world system descriptions of cellular systems…North American TDMA…and Code Division Multiple Access
Radio channel structure, signaling, and system parameters of digital wireless
Global System for mobile (GSM) communications
Wireless Office telephone systems
Cordless telephone technology, including residential cordless handsets, CT2, CT3, IS-91A
3G mobile telephones and networks
Wireless telephone system equipment costs, network capital costs, operational costs
Future advances for 4th generation systems
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All-in-one, application-and service-focused look at 3G cellular Want to know exactly how existing wireless technologies are evolving into a vital third generation -- and how this trend impacts the bottom line? You’ll find the answers in 3G Cellular & PCs Demystified, by Lawrence Harte, Richard Levine, Roman Kikta. This plain-language g...

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THE FUTURE OF WIRELESS3G WIRELESS DEMYSTIFIEDSort buzz from hype from bottom line with this application and service-oriented guide to third-generation wireless. In 3G Wireless Demystified, telecom experts Lawrence Harte, Richard Levine, and Roman Kikta provide a big picture overview of 3rd Generation universal mobile telecommunications...

Lawrence Harte is president of APDG, a telecommunications consulting firm. He was an editor of the TIA TR45.3 digital cellular standard, and is author of more than 75 articles and several books on telecommunications, including GSM Superphones, Delivering xDSL, and CDMA IS-95 for Cellular and PCS. He is based in Fuquay, North Carolina. ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 7.2 × 1.45 inPublished:August 27, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071363017

ISBN - 13:9780071363013

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction to Mobile Wireless

Chapter 2: First Generation Analog Cellular

Chapter 3: Digital Cellular Radio Technology

Chapter 4: GPRS and Edge (2.5 Generation)

Chapter 5: Code Division Multiple Access 2000 (CDMA2000)

Chapter 6: Wideband CDMA (WCDMA)

Chapter 7: Wireless Telephones

Chapter 8: Wireless Networks

Chapter 9: Wireless Economics

Chapter 10: 3rd Generation Wireless Applications

Appendix: Acronyms and Abbreviations

Index