"Intended as a preview of cutting edge technologies designed to deal with the ever increasing demand for network bandwidth, this collection of twenty-four essays presents scholarship on several types of emerging high-speed network technologies. Divided into sections covering access and backhaul networks, wireline technologies, wireless and spectrum management, metropolitan core, storage and area networks and photonic component technology, specific topics discussed include fiber-wireless network, packet backhaul systems, passive optical networks, mobile wimax, ROADM and radio-frequency transmitters. Appropriate for electronics and communications engineers and high level graduate students, contributors to this work include academics from a variety of universities around the world as well as industry experts in computer networking, fiber optics and telephony." (Reference and Research Book News, February 2011)
"Featuring contributions from top industrial experts and academic professors, this authoritative work provides a comprehensive introduction to next-generation networks."
(Global Print Monitor, 23 February 2011)