3G Wireless Networks

by: Clint Smith, Daniel Collins


Abstract: Details day-to-day 3G (third generation) network operation, Explains compatibility problems service providers will experience in making the transition from second generation systems (CDMA 2000, etc) to 2.5 generation systems (WAP, EDGE) and European (WCDMA) versions of the standard, Provides description of network standards (3G equivalents of IS-41 and A-Interface)*Covers services supported by CDMA 2000.
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Title: 3G Wireless Networks

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2002 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071363815

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Clint Smith P.E. is an internationally known technical author whose books and industry trade articles are used extensively in the telecommunications industry. He has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects related to fixed and wireless telecommunications, including system design, project management, budgeting, operations, sales, and management. He has specific design and operational experience with CDMA, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, WCDMA, TDMA, iDEN, AMPS, LMDS, WiMAX, WiFi, PtP, and PSCS. Presently, he is the vice president of Rivada Networks, a company working with the U.S. Department of Defense, federal, and state agencies solving communications interoperability for first responders. Some previous positions he has held include vice president of engineering for CCS, director for planning with Cingular, direct of engineering for NYNEX (Verizon), and senior engineer with Motorola. Current books published by McGraw-Hill include Wireless Network Performance Handbook, 3G Wireless Networks (first edition), LMDS, Wireless Telecom FAQ, Practical Cellular and PCS Design, Cellular System Design and Optimization, and 3G Wireless with WiMAX and Wi-Fi. Clint holds a masters in business administration degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a bachelor of engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology (SIT). He is also a registered professional engineer in New York and New Jersey; science fiction author; member of IEEE, APCO, Authors Guild, Radio Club of America (RCA), and Boy Scouts of America (BSA); and an adjunct professor at SIT.

Daniel Collins is the author of this McGraw-Hill Professional publication.

Description: Details day-to-day 3G (third generation) network operation, Explains compatibility problems service providers will experience in making the transition from second generation systems (CDMA 2000, etc) to 2.5 generation systems (WAP, EDGE) and European (WCDMA) versions of the standard, Provides description of network standards (3G equivalents of IS-41 and A-Interface)*Covers services supported by CDMA 2000.