Mobile Communications for the Future

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Mobile communications bring profound changes to our everydaylives.

The launch of 3rd generation mobile systems in 2001 in Japan andfrom 2002 throughout the rest of the world, will enable us tocommunicate at anytime and anywhere, by using a variety of serviceswhich have up to now only been available to fixed networkusers.

By the end of 2003, there are expected to be over one billionmobile telephones in use around the world, which surpasses thenumber of fixed telephone lines projected for that date.

· Illustrates the current situation and forthcomingdevelopments of UMTS (Universal Mobile TelecommunicationSystem)

· Outlines the rationale and motives behind the evolution ofthis new mobile telephony system

· Analyzes the requirements of the UMTS system and describesthe radio UTRA (UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access) and the UTRAN (UTRANetwork) together with Core Network Issues

· Provides an overview of the new voice, data and multimediaservices that will be available to users

· Reviews the current trends that will affect future researchand discusses key topics, including SDMA (Space Division MultipleAccess) smart antennas and software radio

Written in an easily accesible style, UMTS: Mobile Communicationsfor the Future will prove indispensable reading for all thoseworking in the area of mobile communciations.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, c2001.
ISBN: 9780471498292
Branch Call Number: 621. 3845 UMT
Characteristics: xiii, 249 p. : ill., maps
Additional Contributors: Muratore, Flavio


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