Convergence Technologies for 3G Networks

Convergence Technologies for 3G Networks

The merging of voice and data on a single network opens powerful new possibilities in communications. Only a fundamental understanding of both technologies will ensure you are equipped to maximise their full potential. “Convergence Technologies for 3G Networks” describes the evolution from cellular to a converged network that…

Digital Speech, 2nd Edition

Digital Speech, 2nd Edition

Building on the success of the first edition Digital Speech offers extensive new, updated and revised material based upon the latest research. This Second Edition continues to provide the fundamental technical background required for low bit rate speech coding and the hottest developments in digital speech coding techniques…

Fundamentals of Cellular Network Planning and Optimisation

Fundamentals of Cellular Network Planning and Optimisation

With the complexity of the cellular networks increasing day by day, a deeper understanding of the design and performance of end-to-end cellular networks is required. Moreover, all the types of networks from 2G-2.5G-3G seem to co-exist. Fundamentals of Cellular Network Planning and Optimisation covers end-to-end network planning and…

GPRS in Practice

GPRS in Practice

Professionals quickly discover that, although the technical specifications for GPRS cover all parts of the engineering functions in detail and depth, they are lacking in one important feature; the conceptual framework within which the specifications sit – GPRS in Practice fills this gap. By beginning with an explanation…

Home Networking Bible, 2nd Edition

Home Networking Bible, 2nd Edition

Is a home network for you? This comprehensive guide covers everything from deciding what type of network meets your needs to setting up the hardware and software, connecting different operating systems, installing the necessary applications, managing the network, and even adding home entertainment devices. Fully updated with new…

WCDMA for UMTS, 3rd Edition

WCDMA for UMTS, 3rd Edition

Highly regarded as the book on the air interface of 3G cellular systems WCDMA for UMTS has again been fully revised and updated. The third edition now covers the key features of 3GPP Release 6 ensuring it remains the leading principal resource in this constantly progressing area. By…

EDGE for Mobile Internet

EDGE for Mobile Internet

A detailed treatment of EDGE (enhanced data rates for GSM evolution) and its critical role in the development of the mobile Internet. The resource explains how this global radio based high-speed mobile data standard can be introduced into today’s networks, improving data transmission speeds to support multimedia services….

Firewalls For Dummies

Firewalls For Dummies

What an amazing world we live in! Almost anything you can imagine can be researched, compared, admired, studied, and in many cases, bought, with the click of a mouse. The Internet has changed our lives, putting a world of opportunity before us. Unfortunately, it has also put a…

GPRS Networks

GPRS Networks

GPRS is a packet based wireless communication service that offers data rates from 9.05 up to 171.2 Kbps and continuous connection to the Internet for mobile phone and computer users. GPRS is based on GSM communications and complements existing services such as circuit switched cellular phone connections and the Short…