The Cellular Connection: A Guide to Cellular Telephones by Robert A. SteuernagelThe Cellular Connection: A Guide to Cellular Telephones by Robert A. Steuernagel

The Cellular Connection: A Guide to Cellular Telephones

byRobert A. Steuernagel, Robert Steuernagel

Paperback | October 22, 1999

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How to choose cellular service wisely and become an adept cellular user

Keeping in touch via cellular is increasingly vital in today's fast--paced world. The technology now boasts over 50 million subscribers, and that figure is expected to double in the next five years. Whether you are a regular user or an industry professional, The Cellular Connection, Fourth Edition helps you keep current in the field. Written in a nontechnical language by an industry insider, this new edition of a highly successful book (over a quarter million copies sold!) demystifies both service and technology, explains the shift from mobiles to portables, and updates all information on cellular phone equipment. Numerous illustrations, photographs, and a special Cellular Buyer's Checklist accompany this unique guide. The Cellular Connection, Fourth Edition answers all your cellular telephony questions, including:
* How the cellular system works
* The purposes and advantages of various features
* How to choose, install, and operate your phone
* How to make sense of your phone bill
* What to do when traveling outside your home area
* How to tell when you're roaming
* What's in the future, including digital cellular and PCS
ROBERT A. STEUERNAGEL is Vice President for The Strategis Group, Inc. A cellular industry veteran with over twenty years experience, he has served as a senior level telecommunications executive for such companies as Authentix Network, Inc., Bell Atlantic International Wireless, Bell Atlantic Mobile, AirTouch, and AT&T s Advanced Mobile...
Title:The Cellular Connection: A Guide to Cellular TelephonesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9.33 × 6.3 × 0.4 inPublished:October 22, 1999Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0471316520

ISBN - 13:9780471316527

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Table of Contents

An Introduction to Cellular Phone Systems.

Cellular Phone Equipment.

The Business of Cellular Phones.

Getting Cellular Service.

The Bill, Please.

Hello, Ma? It's Me!


Mobile and Transportable Phones.

Options and Accessories.

Dealing With Operational Difficulties.

Safety and Security.

Into the Future.



From Our Editors

Those fancy schmancy little telephones that work just like Captain Kirk's little communicator aren't magic boxes. Robert Steuernagel has written a fascinating book about how cellular phones work, how they can best be used and how the technology will be evolving. The Cellular Connection: A Guide to Cellular Telephones - Fourth Edition features diagrams, photographs and information that can help you to choose the right equipment and service for you. Steuernagel also deals with safety, security and health considerations.