Publisher description for Mobile and personal communication services and systems / Raj Pandya.

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Counter "Raj Pandya, international expert in Universal Personal Telecommunications (UPT), guides you through the past, present, and future of mobile and personal communication systems. Telecommunications professionals and students will find a comprehensive discussion of mobile telephone, data, and multimedia services, and how the evolution toward next-generation systems will shape tomorrows mobile communications industry. A broad systems overview combined with carefully selected technical details give you a clear understanding of the basic technology, architecture, and applications associated with mobile communications. Youll learn valuable information on numbering, identities, and performance benchmarks to help you plan and design mobile systems and networks. A timely discussion of underlying regional and international standards will keep you informed of the influences at work in the industry today. Youll also gain essential insights into the future direction of mobile and personal communications from an in-depth analysis of: International Mobile Telecommunications-2000 (IMT-2000) Global Mobile Satellite Systems Universal Personal Telecommunications Mobile Data Communications The outlook for GSM, IS-136, and IS-95. MOBILE AND PERSONAL COMMUNICATION SERVICES AND SYSTEMS is indispensable reading for anyone who wants to understand what lies ahead for this rapidly evolving technology."

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Personal communication service systems, Mobile communication systems