Gprs Demystified / Edition 1

Gprs Demystified / Edition 1

by John Hoffman, John Hoffman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071385533

ISBN-13: 9780071385534

Pub. Date: 09/04/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is global mobile data technology. More important it is a step en route to next-generation wireless, or 3G, for many networks in the US and most networks in Europe and Asia. Questions like "when can we expect European take-up of GPRS?", "what kind of roaming will the standards bodies adopt?", "what functionality will first-generation

Overview

GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is global mobile data technology. More important it is a step en route to next-generation wireless, or 3G, for many networks in the US and most networks in Europe and Asia. Questions like "when can we expect European take-up of GPRS?", "what kind of roaming will the standards bodies adopt?", "what functionality will first-generation terminals provide?", or "how will GPRS change the basic business practices of GSM operators?" all need to be answered before implementations proceed. This book helps the wireless industry gets its arms around the issues with contributions from many of the pioneering companies in the mobile data industry. It equips professionals with plain English explanations of technology, markets, billing systems, terminals and management challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071385534
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/04/2002
Series:
Demystified Series
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexvii
Part 1Introduction to GSM Networking
Part 2A Perspective on GPRS Adoption Around the World
Part 3GPRS for Dummies Like Me (And Maybe You)
Part 4It's the Application, Stupid
Part 5Unless You Can Make a GPRS Toaster, You Need a New GPRS Terminal Device
Part 6Tomorrow: Just Like Yesterday with a Byte of the Unknown?
AppendixAcronyms and Abbreviations425
Contributors433
Index443

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