M-commerce Crash Course: The Technology and Business of Next Generation Internet Services

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McGraw-Hill, 2001 - Business & Economics - 345 pages
The past, present, and future of wireless telecom technology -- explained in one volumeThe convergence of current cellular and PC voice networks with the new wireless networks means anyone working in the telecommunications industry (or interested in investing) needs the inside scoop on the next generation of telecommunications. You’ll find it in M-Commerce. Expert P.J. Louis’ one-of-a-kind guide lets you understand the merging of 3rd generation, or 3G, wireless technologies with the Internet, a convergence that’s transforming the economics of the telecommunications industry and driving massive growth in wireless usage. Focusing on how network management and customer care must evolve with the technologies, the book provides you with business models and an understanding of service provisioning as well as technology. You’ll learn about: The telecom network Wireless networks Next Generation Networks Interconnection Differentiation Global Services Types of next generation service providers Next generation network signaling SS7/ATM/B-ISDN Billing in next generation networks Next generation network management Next generation economics

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P. J. Louis is Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at TruePosition, Inc., a leader in wireless location systems. He is former director of network technology at NextWave Wireless, former senior managing engineer at Bell Communications Research, Inc., and former chief of staff and director of engineering for NYNEX. He has a B.S. in electrical engineering from Columbia University and an M.S. in technology management from Polytechnic University of New York. He lives in Hartsdale, New York.

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