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3G Handset and Network Design

3G Handset and Network Design

ISBN: 978-0-471-22936-0

Mar 2003

532 pages

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Description

  • Third Generation (3G) wireless networks are in the works in Europe and Asia, and 2.5G networks that incorporate some 3G features are being rolled out in the United States
  • Hands-on guide to integrating cell phone or PDA/portable PC products with present and future wireless network hardware
  • Addresses topics such as quality of service (QoS) and service level agreements (SLAs) from a wireless perspective
  • Presents an in-depth review of both handset and network hardware and software
Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART ONE: 3G HARDWARE.

Chapter 1:Spectral Allocations–Impact on Handset Hardware Design.

Chapter 2: GPRS/EDGE Handset Hardware.

Chapter 3: 3G Handset Hardware.

Chapter 4: 3G Handset Hardware Form Factor and Functionality.

Chapter 5: Handset Hardware Evolution.

PART TWO: 3G HANDSET SOFTWARE.

Chapter 6: 3G Handset Software Form Factor and Functionality.

Chapter 7: Source Coding.

Chapter 8: MExE-Based QoS.

Chapter 9: Authentication and Encryption.

Chapter 10: Handset Software Evolution.

PART THREE: 3G NETWORK HARDWARE.

Chapter 11: Spectral Allocations–Impact on Network Hardware Design.

Chapter 12: GSM-MAP/ANSI 41 Integration.

Chapter 13: Network Hardware Optimization.

Chapter 14: Offered Traffic.

Chapter 15: Network Hardware Evolution.

PART FOUR: 3G NETWORK SOFTWARE.

Chapter 16: The Traffic Mix Shift.

Chapter 17: Traffic Shaping Protocols.

Chapter 18: Service Level Agreements.

Chapter 19: 3G Cellular/3G TV Software Integration.

Chapter 20: Network Software Evolution.

Appendix: Resources.

Index.