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Deploying Wireless Networks

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  • Date Published: October 2008
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521874212

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  • Wireless operators will find this practical, hands-on guide to network deployment invaluable. Based on their own extensive experience, the authors describe an end-to-end network planning process to deliver the guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) that enables today’s wireless IP services such as VoIP, WWW and streaming video. With a focus on practical design, comprehensive examples are provided for • GSM/GPRS/EDGE • UMTS/HSDPA • OFDM • Mesh Wifi • Packet backhaul Topics addressed include: • capacity/peak data rates, • service latency • link budgets • lifecycle costs • network optimisation The trade-off between enhanced user experience and operator cost is explored in the context of an enhanced business model. Suitable for radio and core network planners, designers, optimizers, and business development staff at operators and network equipment manufacturers, the book’s extensive references also make it a useful resource for graduate and postgraduate students.

    • Covers all aspects of network deployment
    • Practical guidelines based on the authors' considerable experience at Motorola
    • Mobile operators need to make sure that they develop their network infrastructure to maximise revenue
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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2008
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521874212
    • length: 384 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 179 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.9kg
    • contains: 101 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword Sir David Brown, FREng
    Author's disclaimer
    1. Introduction
    2. Wireless network systems
    3. Principles of access network planning
    4. Introduction to RAN planning and design
    5. GSM RAN planning and design
    6. UMTS RAN planning and design
    7. Cellular OFDM RAN planning and design
    8. Mesh network planning and design
    9. Core network and transmission
    10. Network operation and optimisation

  • Authors

    Andy Wilton, Motorola Ltd, Swindon
    Andy Wilton is Senior Director and Chief Technologist of Motorola's GSM Systems Division (GSD) and is responsible for technology management of GSM and UMTS products worldwide. His major activities are product innovation, technology sourcing, standards strategy and technical oversight of all GSD programmes.

    Tim Charity, Motorola Ltd, Swindon
    Tim Charity is Head of Applied Technology at Motorola's Global Networks Services. He has led the creation of a service portfolio for GSM, CDMA, UMTS, WIMAX networks, and holds ten patents relating to cellular technologies.

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