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Title:
The wireless data handbook
Author:
DeRose, James F.
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Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xxi, 388 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
"A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471316510
Format :
Book

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Summary

This new edition of a highly successful book is completely updated and revised to reflect the latest developments involving the transmission of digital information over wireless networks. Written by an industry expert with over 32 years in the field, the Wireless Data Handbook offers a broad, unbiased treatment-unencumbered by various corporate interests-covering both the technical and business aspects of wireless technologies.


Table of Contents

Getting Started
A Short History of Data Radio
Data Network Types
Key Public Network Characteristics
Public Terrestrial Packet Switched Networks
Public Terrestrial Circuit Switched Networks
Public Satellite Networks
Hybrid Networks
Business 101: Price and Quantity Fixations
Fitting Applications to Public Offerings
Subscriber Growth: History and Barriers
Market Opportunity
Airtime Price Projections
Business 102: Other Things are Important Too
Coverage Versus Capacity
Some Primitive Technical Considerations
Understanding Airtime Protocols
Estimating Airlink Capacity: Packet Systems
Enabling "Soft" Technologies
Putting it Together
Device Alternatives
Connectivity
Systems and Subsystems
User Applications
Network Mythologies
Appendices
Index