Hotspot Networks / Edition 1

Hotspot Networks / Edition 1

by Daniel Minoli
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071409785

ISBN-13: 9780071409780

Pub. Date: 09/04/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Hotspot Networks are a new industry that seemed to come out of nowhere at the end of 2001. It has been described as a thrreat to the carriers' cellular networks (ABC News) and "the guerrilla revolution of wireless computing" (Seattle Times). Hotspots offer users Internet and telecom services that are up to 40 times faster and less than 1/10 as expensive as what…  See more details below

Overview

Hotspot Networks are a new industry that seemed to come out of nowhere at the end of 2001. It has been described as a thrreat to the carriers' cellular networks (ABC News) and "the guerrilla revolution of wireless computing" (Seattle Times). Hotspots offer users Internet and telecom services that are up to 40 times faster and less than 1/10 as expensive as what they've got now. Reminiscent of the '90s, the action is evenly split between startups and providers, and the business press is following this industry closely.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071409780
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/04/2002
Series:
Professional Telecom Series
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
0.91(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction to Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs), Public Access Locations (PALs), and Hotspot Services1
Ch. 2Standards for Hotspots51
Ch. 3Technologies for Hotspots103
Ch. 4Security Considerations for Hotspot Services153
Ch. 5IEEE 802.11215
Ch. 6IEEE 802.11b and IEEE 802.11a267
Ch. 7Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)297
Ch. 8Designing Nomadic and Hotspot Networks327
Ch. 9Migrating to 3G WWANs407
References421
Index423

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