Fixed and Mobile Telecommunications: Networks, Systems and Services (2nd Edition)

Fixed and Mobile Telecommunications: Networks, Systems and Services (2nd Edition)

ISBN: 9780201877540
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Edition: 2
Publication Date: 1996-11-20
Number of pages: 304
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Fixed and Mobile Telecommunications is a general introduction to the exciting and rapidly advancing field of telecommunications. It provides a concise look at the past, present and future of the area. The emphasis of the book is on the networks, systems and standards rather than on the detailed physics of information transfer on copper wires or satellite radio links. The book's goal is to make the reader familiar with the field and its associated terminology. It is a perfect book for someone needing to get up to speed on the subject without getting bogged in too much detail. The book includes coverage of: * ISDN, TDM, FDM and packet switching, digital multiplexing: Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM * the rapidly growing area of mobile communications and topics such as GSM, DSRR, DECT, Iridium, Globalstar, Odyssey and PHS * Internet Services and TCP/I * topics important to multimedia development such as MPEG coding * Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

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