3G, 4G and Beyond-Bringing Networks, Devices and the Web Together, Second Edition

3G, 4G and Beyond-Bringing Networks, Devices and the Web Together, Second Edition


Extensively updated evaluation of current and future network technologies, applications and devices

This book follows on from its successful predecessor with an introduction to next generation network technologies, mobile devices, voice and multimedia services and the mobile web 2.0. Giving a sound technical introduction to 3GPP wireless systems, this book explains the decisions taken during standardization of the most popular wireless network standards today, LTE, LTE-Advanced and HSPA+. It discusses how these elements strongly influence each other and how network capabilities, available bandwidth, mobile device capabilities and new application concepts will shape the way we communicate in the future. This Second Edition presents a comprehensive and broad-reaching examination of a fast-moving technology which will be a welcome update for researchers and professionals alike.

Key features:

  • Fully updated and expanded to include new sections including VoLTE, the evolution to 4G, mobile Internet access, LTE-Advanced, Wi-Fi security and backhaul for wireless networks
  • Describes the successful commercialization of Web 2.0 services such as Facebook, and the emergence of app stores, tablets and smartphones
  • Examines the evolution of mobile devices and operating systems, including ARM and x86 architecture and their application to voice-optimized and multimedia devices
Chapter 1 Evolution from 2G over 3G to 4G (pages 17):
Chapter 2 Beyond 3G Network Architectures (pages 0993):
Chapter 3 Network Capacity and Usage Scenarios (pages 95148):
Chapter 4 Voice over Wireless (pages 149239):
Chapter 5 Evolution of Mobile Devices and Operating Systems (pages 241296):
Chapter 6 Mobile Web 2.0, Apps, and Owners (pages 297356):
Chapter 7 Conclusion (pages 357360):


  • Author: Martin Sauter(auth.)
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • ISBN-13: 9781118341483, 9781118394540
  • Pages: 373
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 4.3M
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