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Title:
The cellular connection : a guide to cellular telephones
Author:
Steuernagel, Robert.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : John Wiley & Sons, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
x, 132 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471316527
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

How to choose cellular service wisely and become an adept cellular user

Keeping in touch via cellular is increasingly vital in today′s fast--paced world. The technology now boasts over 50 million subscribers, and that figure is expected to double in the next five years. Whether you are a regular user or an industry professional, The Cellular Connection, Fourth Edition helps you keep current in the field. Written in a nontechnical language by an industry insider, this new edition of a highly successful book (over a quarter million copies sold!) demystifies both service and technology, explains the shift from mobiles to portables, and updates all information on cellular phone equipment. Numerous illustrations, photographs, and a special Cellular Buyer′s Checklist accompany this unique guide. The Cellular Connection, Fourth Edition answers all your cellular telephony questions, including:
∗ How the cellular system works
∗ The purposes and advantages of various features
∗ How to choose, install, and operate your phone
∗ How to make sense of your phone bill
∗ What to do when traveling outside your home area
∗ How to tell when you′re roaming
∗ What′s in the future, including digital cellular and PCS


Author Notes

ROBERT A. STEUERNAGEL is Vice President for The Strategis Group, Inc. A cellular industry veteran with over twenty years experience, he has served as a senior level telecommunications executive for such companies as Authentix Network, Inc., Bell Atlantic International Wireless, Bell Atlantic Mobile, AirTouch, and AT&T s Advanced Mobile Phone Service. His book Wireless Marketing is also available from Wiley.


Table of Contents

An Introduction to Cellular Phone Systems
Cellular Phone Equipment
The Business of Cellular Phones
Getting Cellular Service
The Bill, Please
Hello, Ma? It's Me!Roaming
Mobile and Transportable Phones
Options and Accessories
Dealing With Operational Difficulties
Safety and Security
Into the Future
Glossary
Index

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