Mobile Telecommunications Factbook

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McGraw-Hill, 1998 - Computers - 445 pages
Get up to speed quickly and painlessly on everything wireless from PBX to PHS! For anyone entering or currently working in the ever-evolving field of mobile telecommunications, this book is a clear, concise, andeasily accessible reference to just about anything you need to know-or soon will. It profiles all the current and emerging technologies, decodes all the buzzwords, and highlights such critical issues as interoperability, interconnectivity, integration, regulation, securityand implementation issues, and more. No other reference covers it all so well: voice communications; mobile messaging; mobile computing; remote monitoring; wireless LANs; wireless local loop systems; web-based management; cellular digital packet data; satellite communications; teleworking.

Focusing on the practical aspects of these technologies and applications, the book unifies a broad range of topics not usually discussed within the context of mobile telecommunications, including the role of Java, agent technology, and the emergence of network computing. The author not only provides crystal-clear "executive summaries" of each topic, but also includescurrent information on standards, technology innovations, implementation strategies, and management.

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Nathan J. Muller holds an M.A. in Social and Organizational behavior from George Washington University. Muller is a managing partner and consultant at the Ascent Solutions Group, LLC in Sterling, VA. He is also the author of IP Convergence: The Next Revolution in Telecommunications, Wireless Data Networking, and Intelligent Hubs (Artech House, 2000, 1999, 1995, 1994). He has 27 years of industry experience. He is the author of 15 books, including Desktop Encyclopedia of the Internet (Artech House, 1998) and over 1,500 published articles. He serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of Network Management.

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