CLEAR LANGUAGE GRITTY DETAILS You don't have to slog through endless standards documents or work through reams of equations to locate the down and dirty technical details that explain how 3G wireless networking actually works. The facts are right here, in 3G Wireless Networks. This close-up on the inner workings of 3G-wireless that can provide not just voice, but full-featured video, CD-quality sound, fax, email, Web browsing, and more, anywhere in the world-dissects critical issues of compatibility, internetworking, and voice/data convergence. 3G Wireless Networks gives you in-depth explanations of how key standards and protocols intersect and interconnect. Inside, you'll find-- * Clear explications of the transformation of wireless from 1G to 2G, 2.5G, 3G, and beyond * Full dissection of CDMA 2000, covering services, network architecture, air interface, and network protocols * Detailed explanation of WCDMA and UMTS, including all steps in the evolution to complete multimedia wireless. * Practical real-world instruction in the design and deployment of 3G networks. bull; Overview of competing 3G standards bull; Professional details on migration from today's technology to the wireless networks of the future bull; Full coverage of CDMA2000 and WCDMA/UMTS interface and compatibility issues bull; Lots of useful call flow diagrams revealing how the technologies work Featuring many examples showing network architectures, internetworking, protocol use and integration, 3G Wireless Networks supplies the answers you need for key networking decisions. It's the book you want if you want to understand 3G.Collins, Daniel is the author of '3G Wireless Networks' with ISBN 9780071363815 and ISBN 0071363815.