This welcome Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of network planning, in all the technologies, from radio, transmission and core aspects. There is a distinct need for a text, which is aimed at professionals in the field, which will increase basic understanding of the currently deployed – and emerging - technologies. Not only will it increase understanding but it will also help to make evolution plans for future networks. This book provides an overview of the forthcoming technologies that are expected to make an impact in the future, such as 5G. This is the strength of this new edition, to encompass all the technologies as well as the planning/implementation details.