Hotspot Networks: WiFi for Public Access Locations by Daniel MinoliHotspot Networks: WiFi for Public Access Locations by Daniel Minoli

Hotspot Networks: WiFi for Public Access Locations

byDaniel Minoli

Paperback | September 4, 2002

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Hotspot Networks: Wi-Fi for Public Access Locations The Hotspots Revolution Hotspots: killer app of 802.11. That's what the media say. These open-to-the-public wireless networks, showing up in hotels, airports, Starbucks, and even parks, have captured a lot of headlines. TheSeattle Times calls hotspots the guerrilla revolution of wireless computing. ABC-TV news says hotpots threaten major carriers' cell networks. If you want to investigate this revolution, Hotspot Networks provides the technical support. Need-to-know information on a fast-emerging technology from one of the top voices in networking-;that's what this detailed guide for network engineers and developers gives you. With Hotspot Networks,you can position yourself to promote, design, configure, implement, or develop service applications in a hot new market.With in-depth advice, Dan Minoli helps you-- * Deliver wireless Internet and telecom that's 40 times faster and one-tenth the cost of conventional networks * Get up to speed quickly on enabling technologies, components, and design options * Hear the lowdown on key players and products on trackto market * Build the background you need in WiFi * Steer around technicalobstacles that tripped others up * Overcome operating glitches * Rate startups vs. established providers First-to-market-;this book captures thelead in technical coverage of hotspot networks, so you can take the lead in delivering wireless Internet and voice.
Daniel Minoli is one of the most popular authors on the telecom and networking technology shelf, with more than a dozen well-received guides to his credit. The newly appointed CTO of a startup wi-fi ISP, he is the former President and CEO of InfoPort Communications Group; former Director of Engineering and Development at cable giant Te...
Title:Hotspot Networks: WiFi for Public Access LocationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:435 pages, 8.9 × 7.3 × 1.15 inPublished:September 4, 2002Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071409785

ISBN - 13:9780071409780

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Wireless Personal Area Networks(WPANs), Public Access Locations (PALs), andHotspot Services

Chapter 2 Standards for Hotspots

Chapter 3 Technologies for Hotspots

Chapter 4 Security Considerations for Hotspot Services

Chapter 5 IEEE 802.11

Chapter 6 IEEE 802.11b and IEEE 802.11a

Chapter 7 Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)

Chapter 8 Designing Nomadic and Hotspot Networks

Chapter 9 Migrating to 3G WWANs