Personal Wireless Communication with DECT and PWT

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Artech House, Jan 1, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 338 pages
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A guide to the standards for digital enhanced cordless telecommunications (DECT) and personal wireless telecommunications (PWT). It covers background material and technical principles, basic protocols and implementations, plus features on the wide range of applications. It shows: the best ways to implement DECT and PWT for private indoor speech and data systems, as well as for outside public access telephony; how to apply the standards robustly; the technical requirements of the Federal Communications Commission and the technical regulations essential for gaining type approval according to the latest European Union Directives; and how to identify and take the right steps to minimize the possibility of operational failure in multi-vendor environments.

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An lntroduction to DECT and PWT
The Technical Principles
Basic Protocols and Their Layering

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About the author (1998)

John A. Phillips holds a B.Sc. in electronics from the University of Southampton, UK. Phillips is the manager for European wireless access standards in the Advanced Technology Division of Nortel plc in the UK.

Gerard Mac Namee holds a degree in Electronics from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK. Mac Namee is the founder of Personal Telecommunications Services Ltd. in the UK where he has been actively involved in European standardization programs.

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