Here's a cutting-edge book that offers you a comprehensive understanding of 3G multimedia network services and related architectures. This practical resource guides you in developing the services, charges and customer use data that will allow maximum profitability for your company. Covering both mobile and fixed networks, the book thoroughly explains 3G network standards, implementation architectures, charging principles, user profiles, and QoS and security considerations.
About the Author
Freddy Ghys is an expert system architect at Alcatel in Antwerp, Belgium. He holds an engineering degree in electronics from the Technicum in Antwerp and a post-graduate degree in information technologies from Alcatel University. Marcel Mampaey is an expert system architect at Alcatel in Antwerp, Belgium. He holds an M.Sc. in electrical engineering from Université Libre de Bruxelles. Michel Smouts has retired from his position as director of system design and architecture at Alcatel in Antwerp, Belgium. He holds a civil engineering degree in mechanics and electronics from the University of Louvain, Belgium. Arto Vaaraniemi is a senior systems architect at Alcatel in Stuttgart, Germany. He received his M.Sc. in Telecommunications from the Technical University of Helsinki in Finland.
Table of Contents
Preface. Acknowledgements. 3G Multimedia Services and Service Architecture. Quality of Service. Charging/Accounting for Multimedia Services. User Profiles in 3G Fixed and Mobile Networks. 2G to 3G Network Migration. Security. Practical Examples. Appendices. Glossary. About the Authors. Index.