Mobile Broadcasting with WiMAX: Principles, Technology, and Applications

Mobile Broadcasting with WiMAX: Principles, Technology, and Applications

by Amitabh Kumar
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0240810406

ISBN-13: 9780240810409

Pub. Date: 04/07/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Written exclusively from broadcasters perspective, Mobile Broadcasting with WiMAX will help you move ahead in the use of WiMAX technologies. Whether you are an engineer, content provider, manager, or operator and planning such services, this book helps you understand the dimensions of this new medium and integration of communication, broadcasting and Multimedia

Overview

Written exclusively from broadcasters perspective, Mobile Broadcasting with WiMAX will help you move ahead in the use of WiMAX technologies. Whether you are an engineer, content provider, manager, or operator and planning such services, this book helps you understand the dimensions of this new medium and integration of communication, broadcasting and Multimedia technologies. The book oulines migrating to a new generation of broadcasting which integrates the Mobile, Wireless and Fixed network domains, then gives you a complete picture on what is happening in the field.

The book is divided into five parts as follows:

PART I Gives an introduction to Broadband Wireless Technologies and Mobile WiMAX. Wi-Fi including 802.11a,b,n and g, WiMAX technologies with focus on Mobile WiMAX 802.16e, and provides a global overview of deployment of Wireless broadband networks.

PART-II is about Mobile Multimedia broadcasting and Mobile TV technologies, based on both cellular and broadband wireless.

PART III covers Resources for Mobile multimedia broadcasting and comprises of four structured chapters on Spectrum for WiMAX networks, WiMAX terrestrial broadcasting networks, client devices for WiMAX and an update of on chipsets developments.

Part IV is devoted to the Network Architectures and the integration of WiMAX with other networks, both fixed and mobile.

Part V deals with Software architectures and Applications which help the process of mobile multimedia broadcasting. Case studies of prominent networks are given with country specific examples.



Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240810409
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/07/2008
Series:
Focal Press Media Technology Professional Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
618
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

PART-I INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS NETWORKS AND MOBILE MULTIMEDIA
1. Why WiMAX for Broadcasting
2. Introduction to Broadband Wireless Technologies
3. Introduction to Mobile Multimedia

Part II: Broadband Wireless Technologies
4. Understanding WiMAX standards and Mobile WiMAX IEEE 802.16e
5. WiMAX Delivery -Terrestrial and Broadcast Networks
6. Broadband Wireless Networks—Deployment Status worldwide
7. Standards Convergence in the Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting
8. Chipsets for Mobile WiMAX devices & WiMAX Handsets
9. Client Devices for WiMAX and Mobile WiMAX
10. Software Architectures for Mobile Multimedia Wireless Phones
11 . Spectrum for WiMAX Networks
12. Integrating WiMAX with conventional networks

Part III: Mobile Broadcasting Technologies
13. Broadcasting Mobile Multimedia
14. Mobile TV Technologies—A Strategic Overview
15. IPTV and WiMAX

Part IV: Converged Architecture, Design and Applications
16 . Mobile Broadcasting using WiMAX—A Technology overview
17. Broadcast Applications of WiMAX networks
18.WiMAX and Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting- Integrated Applications
19. Content Security in WiMAX Networks
20. The Business Case for Mobile WiMAX
21. Case Studies of WiMAX Networks
- MobiTV
- Sprint Nextel
- Softbank
- Clearwire
- KDDI
- Nortel-Brazil
22. WiMAX and Broadcasting: Future Trends



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