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The Cellular Connection: A Guide to Cellular Telephones, 4th Edition

The Cellular Connection: A Guide to Cellular Telephones, 4th Edition

Robert A. Steuernagel

ISBN: 978-0-471-31652-7

Oct 1999

132 pages

In Stock

$78.95

Description

How to choose cellular service wisely and become an adept cellular user

Keeping in touch via cellular is increasingly vital in today's fast--paced world. The technology now boasts over 50 million subscribers, and that figure is expected to double in the next five years. Whether you are a regular user or an industry professional, The Cellular Connection, Fourth Edition helps you keep current in the field. Written in a nontechnical language by an industry insider, this new edition of a highly successful book (over a quarter million copies sold!) demystifies both service and technology, explains the shift from mobiles to portables, and updates all information on cellular phone equipment. Numerous illustrations, photographs, and a special Cellular Buyer's Checklist accompany this unique guide. The Cellular Connection, Fourth Edition answers all your cellular telephony questions, including:
* How the cellular system works
* The purposes and advantages of various features
* How to choose, install, and operate your phone
* How to make sense of your phone bill
* What to do when traveling outside your home area
* How to tell when you're roaming
* What's in the future, including digital cellular and PCS
An Introduction to Cellular Phone Systems.

Cellular Phone Equipment.

The Business of Cellular Phones.

Getting Cellular Service.

The Bill, Please.

Hello, Ma? It's Me!

Roaming.

Mobile and Transportable Phones.

Options and Accessories.

Dealing With Operational Difficulties.

Safety and Security.

Into the Future.

Glossary.

Index.