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Evolution of Mobile Communications in the U.S. and Europe : Regulation, Technology and Markets - Michael Paetsch

Evolution of Mobile Communications in the U.S. and Europe

Regulation, Technology and Markets

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Published: 19th December 1993
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A rich source of information for all actively involved parties, this book analyzes and evaluates developments in nonmilitary, private, and public land mobile communications systems. It comprehensively describes all issues involved in the complex process of shaping the future of mobile communications.

Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Introductionp. 1
Notesp. 2
Scope and Structure of the Bookp. 3
Key Factors Affecting the Development of Mobile Communications Systemsp. 5
Spectrum and Spectrum Managementp. 5
Technologyp. 8
Regulatory Policyp. 8
Standards and Standard-Setting Bodiesp. 9
Definitionsp. 9
Standard-Setting Bodiesp. 10
The Purpose of Standardsp. 14
Manufacturersp. 14
System Operatorp. 15
Service Providerp. 17
Notesp. 17
The Basic Technological Concepts of Mobile Communications Systemsp. 21
Terminologyp. 21
First and Second Generation Mobile Communications Systemsp. 23
Cellular Radiop. 23
Private and Public Mobile Radiop. 28
Mobile-Radio Data Networksp. 30
Radio Pagingp. 30
Cordless Telephonyp. 32
Third Generation Mobile Communications Systemsp. 37
Personal Communications Networksp. 37
Advanced Mobile Communications Systemsp. 38
Notesp. 45
Technological Aspects and Terminology of Mobile Communications Systemsp. 49
Characteristics of Radio Frequency Spectrump. 49
Frequencyp. 49
Bandwidthp. 51
Bandpass Modulationp. 52
Radio-Wave Propagation in Various Wavelength Rangesp. 52
The Fundamentals of Propagation Theoryp. 55
Propagation Problemsp. 59
Specific Propagation Problemsp. 59
General Propagation Problemsp. 62
Countermeasuresp. 66
Fundamental Design Alternatives for Mobile Communications Systemsp. 67
Digital versus Analogp. 67
Wideband versus Narrowbandp. 76
Multiplexing/Multiple Accessp. 79
The Implication of Cell Size: Macrocells versus Microcells versus Picocellsp. 80
Fixed Network Aspectsp. 82
Mobile Communications Systems and Fixed Networkp. 82
The Evolution of New Fixed Network Technologyp. 83
Wireless Communications and the Local Exchange Networkp. 86
Regulatory Considerationsp. 89
Standards and Mobile Communications Systemsp. 90
Notesp. 92
The International Telecommunications Environmentp. 99
A Brief Historical Overviewp. 99
The Organizational Structure of the ITUp. 101
Periodic Organsp. 102
Permanent Organsp. 103
The Changing Role of the ITUp. 105
The Changing Internal and External Environmentp. 105
GATT and Telecommunications Servicesp. 106
The Future of International Standard Makingp. 108
Spectrum Management--WARC 1992p. 111
Notesp. 113
The Mobile Communications Environment in the United Statesp. 117
Political Environmentp. 117
Regulatory Environmentp. 118
The Regulation of the Telephone Systemp. 118
The Federal Radio Regulationp. 127
U.S. Telecommunications Standardsp. 139
Notesp. 143
Survey and Analysis of Second-Generation U.S. Mobile Communications Systemsp. 149
Cellular Mobile Radio Systemsp. 149
Regulatory Aspectsp. 149
The Cellular Surveyp. 156
Market Aspectsp. 157
Technological Aspectsp. 168
Second-Generation Cellular Mobile-Telephone Systemsp. 173
Conclusionp. 182
Private Land-Mobile Radiop. 183
Regulatory Aspectsp. 183
Market Aspectsp. 187
Technical Aspectsp. 191
Critical Industry Developmentsp. 192
Conclusionp. 194
Mobile Radio Data Networksp. 194
Paging Systemsp. 195
Regulatory Aspectsp. 195
Market Aspectsp. 196
Technical Aspectsp. 197
Critical Industry Developmentsp. 200
Cordless Telephonyp. 200
Introductionp. 200
General Regulatory and Technical Aspectsp. 201
Cordless Telephonesp. 202
Wireless Private-Branch Exchangesp. 204
Wireless Local Area Networksp. 205
Evaluation of Second-Generation Mobile Communications Systemp. 206
Summary of Second-Generation Systems Servicesp. 206
Intersystem Competition of Second-Generation Systemsp. 212
Gap Analysisp. 213
Notesp. 215
The Evolution of Personal Communications Services in the U.S.p. 225
Regulatory Aspectsp. 225
The FCC and Personal Communications Servicesp. 225
Spectrum Allocation Optionsp. 227
Experimental Licensesp. 229
Personal Communications Services and WARC 1992p. 231
A Multidimensional PCS Frameworkp. 232
Evolving Personal Communications Systems Conceptsp. 240
General Model of Communications System Developmentp. 240
Alternative Development Scenariosp. 242
Integrated and Enhanced Communications Scenariosp. 244
Discussion and Conclusionsp. 245
Notesp. 248
The Mobile Communications Environment in Europep. 255
Political Environmentp. 255
The European Telecommunications Policyp. 257
Introductionp. 257
The Liberalization of the EC Telecommunications Marketp. 257
Mobile Communications and Fixed Network Accessp. 264
The European Spectrum Managementp. 268
European Telecommunications Standardsp. 270
Notesp. 272
Survey and Analysis of Second-Generation European Mobile Communications Systemsp. 277
Cellular Mobile Radio Systemsp. 277
Analog Cellular Mobile Telephone Systemsp. 277
GSM--Digital Cellular Mobile Telephone Systemp. 286
Conclusionp. 293
Public Mobile Radiop. 295
Regulatory Aspectsp. 295
Market Aspectsp. 298
Technological Aspectsp. 300
Mobile Radio Data Networksp. 301
Paging Systemsp. 301
National Paging Systemsp. 301
Multinational Paging Systemsp. 302
Market Aspectsp. 305
Technical Aspectsp. 305
Cordless Technologyp. 307
First-Generation Cordless Standardsp. 307
Second-Generation Technical Standards--CT2, Telepoint, and DECTp. 308
The Cordless Standard Debatep. 310
The Cordless-Based Communications Conceptp. 311
Wireless Private-Branch Exchangep. 311
Wireless Local Area Networkp. 313
Evaluation of Second-Generation Mobile Communications Systemsp. 314
Summary of Second-Generation Systems Servicesp. 314
Intersystem Competition of Second-Generation Systemsp. 318
Notesp. 320
The Evolution of Personal Communications Systems in Europep. 325
Introductionp. 325
Evolving Personal Communications Systems Conceptsp. 325
Cordless-Based PCN Development Scenariop. 326
Cellular-Based PCN Development Scenariop. 328
Evaluation of Cordless-Based PCNsp. 331
Alternative Development Scenariop. 337
PCN and the Universal Mobile Telecommunications Servicesp. 339
Notesp. 340
Comparison and Conclusionp. 343
Regulatory Environment in the U.S. and Europep. 343
Technologies and Markets in the U.S. and Europep. 350
First- and Second-Generation Land-Mobile Communications Systemsp. 350
Third-Generation Land-Mobile Communications Systemsp. 355
Conclusionp. 357
Notesp. 363
Appendixp. 365
List of Acronymsp. 391
Bibliographyp. 397
Indexp. 411
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ISBN: 9780890066881
ISBN-10: 0890066884
Series: Mobile Communications Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 19th December 1993
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.81