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Mobile broadcasting with WiMAX [electronic resource] : principles, technology, and applications / Amitabh Kumar.
Kumar, Amitabh.
Burlington, MA : Focal Press, c2008.
1 online resource (xxi, 596 p.) : ill.
Focal Press media technology professional.
Written exclusively from broadcasters perspective, Mobile Broadcasting with WiMAX will help you move ahead in the use of WiMAX technologies. Whether you are an engineer, content provider, manager, or operator and planning such services, this book helps you understand the dimensions of this new medium and integration of communication, broadcasting and Multimedia technologies. The book oulines migrating to a new generation of broadcasting which integrates the Mobile, Wireless and Fixed network domains, then gives you a complete picture on what is happening in the field. The book is divided into five parts as follows: PART I Gives an introduction to Broadband Wireless Technologies and Mobile WiMAX. Wi-Fi including 802.11a, b, n and g, WiMAX technologies with focus on Mobile WiMAX 802.16e, and provides a global overview of deployment of Wireless broadband networks. PART-II is about Mobile Multimedia broadcasting and Mobile TV technologies, based on both cellular and broadband wireless. PART III covers Resources for Mobile multimedia broadcasting and comprises of four structured chapters on Spectrum for WiMAX networks, WiMAX terrestrial broadcasting networks, client devices for WiMAX and an update of on chipsets developments. Part IV is devoted to the Network Architectures and the integration of WiMAX with other networks, both fixed and mobile. Part V deals with Software architectures and Applications which help the process of mobile multimedia broadcasting. Case studies of prominent networks are given with country specific examples. *Covers mobile broadcasting using a WiMAX network *Case studies outine successful WiMAX network implementations *Learn how to integrate an exsisting network with WiMAX.
PART-I INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS NETWORKS AND MOBILE MULTIMEDIA -- 1. Why WiMAX for Broadcasting -- 2. Introduction to Broadband Wireless Technologies -- 3. Introduction to Mobile Multimedia -- Part II: Broadband Wireless Technologies -- 4. Understanding WiMAX standards and Mobile WiMAX IEEE 802.16e -- 5. WiMAX Delivery -Terrestrial and Broadcast Networks -- 6. Broadband Wireless Networks? Deployment Status worldwide -- 7. Standards Convergence in the Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting -- 8. Chipsets for Mobile WiMAX devices & WiMAX Handsets -- 9. Client Devices for WiMAX and Mobile WiMAX -- 10. Software Architectures for Mobile Multimedia Wireless Phones -- 11 . Spectrum for WiMAX Networks -- 12. Integrating WiMAX with conventional networks -- Part III: Mobile Broadcasting Technologies -- 13. Broadcasting Mobile Multimedia -- 14. Mobile TV Technologies? A Strategic Overview -- 15. IPTV and WiMAX -- Part IV: Converged Architecture, Design and Applications -- 16 . Mobile Broadcasting using WiMAX? A Technology overview -- 17. Broadcast Applications of WiMAX networks -- 18. WiMAX and Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting- Integrated Applications -- 19. Content Security in WiMAX Networks -- 20. The Business Case for Mobile WiMAX -- 21. Case Studies of WiMAX Networks -- -- MobiTV -- -- Sprint Nextel -- -- Softbank -- -- Clearwire -- -- KDDI -- -- Nortel-Brazil -- 22. WiMAX and Broadcasting: Future Trends.
Includes index.

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