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Title:
Mobile and Personal Communication Systems and Services [electronic resource].
Author:
Pandya, Raj.
Published:
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004.
Description:
1 online resource (353 p.)
Summary:
"Raj Pandya, international expert in Universal Personal Telecommunications (UPT), guides you through the past, present, and future of mobile and personal communication systems. Telecommunications professionals and students will find a comprehensive discussion of mobile telephone, data, and multimedia services, and how the evolution toward next-generation systems will shape tomorrow s mobile communications industry.A broad systems overview combined with carefully selected technical details give you a clear understanding of the basic technology, architecture, and applications associated with mob
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1.1 Enabling Concepts for Mobile and Personal Communications; 1.2 Mobile and Personal Communication: Past, Present, and Future; 1.3 Mobile and Personal Communication: Some Related Network Aspects; 1.4 References; Chapter 2 The Cellular Concept and Its Initial Implementations; 2.1 The Cellular Concept; 2.2 Multiple Access Technologies for Cellular Systems; 2.3 Cellular System Operation and Planning: General Principles; 2.4 Initial Implementations of the Cellular Concept: Analog Cellular Systems; 2.5 Concluding Remarks; 2.6 References

Chapter 3 Digital Cellular Mobile Systems3.1 Introduction; 3.2 GSM: The European TDMA Digital Cellular Standard; 3.3 IS-136: The North American TDMA Digital Cellular Standard (D-AMPS); 3.4 PDC: The Japanese TDMA Digital Cellular Standard; 3.5 IS-95: The North American CDMA Digital Cellular Standard; 3.6 Concluding Remarks; 3.7 References; Chapter 4 Low Power Wireless Communications Systems and North American PCS; 4.1 Background; 4.2 CT2 (Cordless Telephony 2) Systems; 4.3 DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications); 4.4 PACS (Personal Access Communication System)

4.5 PHS (Personal Handy Phone System)4.6 PCS in North America; 4.7 Concluding Remarks; 4.8 References; Chapter 5 Mobile Data Communications; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Specialized Packet and Mobile Radio Networks; 5.3 Circuit-Switched Data Services on Cellular Networks; 5.4 Packet-Switched Data Services on Cellular Networks; 5.5 Data Over Low Power Wireless or Cordless Telecommunications Networks; 5.6 Wireless Local-Area Networks (wireless LANs); 5.7 Support of Mobility on the Internet: Mobile IP; 5.8 Mobile Multimedia: Wireless ATM (WATM); 5.9 Concluding Remarks; 5.10 References

Chapter 6 IMT-2000: Third-Generation Mobile Communication Systems6.1 Introduction; 6.2 IMT-2000 Radio Aspects; 6.3 IMT-2000 Network Aspects; 6.4 Summary of Regional Initiatives on IMT-2000; 6.5 Concluding Remarks; 6.6 References; Chapter 7 Global Mobile Satellite Systems; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The Iridium System; 7.3 The Globalstar System; 7.4 The ICO System; 7.5 The Teledesic System; 7.6 Summary Tables for the Iridium, Globalstar, ICO, and Teledesic Systems; 7.7 Concluding Remarks; 7.8 References; Chapter 8 Personal Mobility and Universal Personal Telecommunication (UPT); 8.1 Introduction

8.2 UPT: Concept and Service Aspects8.3 Functional Architecture for UPT; 8.4 Numbering, Routing, and Billing Aspects; 8.5 Scenarios for Partitioning and Location of Service Profile Information; 8.6 Access Security Requirements for UPT; 8.7 Concluding Remarks; 8.8 References; Appendix A: Numbers and Identities for Mobile and Personal Communication Networks; A.1 Introduction; A.2 Role of Mobile/PCS Station Numbers and Identities; A.3 International Standards on Numbering and Identities; A.4 Usage of Mobile/PCS Numbers and Identities in North America (WZ1); A.5 Terminal Equipment Identities

A.6 Numbers and Identities for IMT-2000
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