In this book, the author addresses technologies that are being usedin emerging cellular markets. These include GSM/EGPRS and CDMAwhich are being deployed at a rapid pace, while technologies suchas UMTS (3G)/ HSPA (3.5G) which have started to find a place inthese high growth markets, are also considered. The book examinesother technologies including LTE (3.9G) which have already movedout of research labs into the commercial world. 2G-CDMA is widelyused, while further developments, e.g. CDMA2000 are also findingacceptance in the commercial arena. IMS/Convergence is increasinglypopular all over the world; UMA, which is deployed mostly in NorthAmerica; and DVB which is gaining worldwide popularity, especiallyin South Asia, are all reviewed. Each chapter discusses a different technology and is structuredinto three parts. The technology is examined at an overview level,first explaining what the technology is and then considering thetechnical features of the technology. The chapter concludes bylooking at the planning/implementation aspects of thetechnology.
Key Features: * Useful for all cellular industry professionals as provides anoverview of the currently deployed technologies in mass scale, andthe forthcoming technologies that are expected to make an impact inthe future, such as 4th Generation CellularNetworks. * One of the first books on the market to encompass all the majorcellular technologies, as well as considering the design andimplementation perspective. Wireless Technology will play a key role in uplifting theeconomies of the Emerging countries globally. Ashok Chandra,Wireless Advisor to Govt. of India