From GSM to LTE-Advanced Pro and 5G
An Introduction to Mobile Networks and Mobile Broadband
4. Edition February 2021
624 Pages, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
A revised edition of the text that offers a comparative introduction to global wireless standards, technologies, and their applications
The revised and updated fourth edition of From GSM to LTE-Advanced Pro and 5G: An Introduction to Mobile Networks and Mobile Broadband offers an authoritative guide to the technical descriptions of the various wireless technologies currently in use. The author--a noted expert on the topic--explains the rationale behind their differing mechanisms and implementations while exploring the advantages and limitations of each technology.
The fourth edition reflects the significant changes in mobile network technology that have taken place since the third edition was published. The text offers a new chapter on 5G NR that explores its non-standalone and standalone architecture. In the Wi-Fi chapter, additional sections focus on the new WPA3 authentication protocol, the new 802.11ax air interface and protocol extensions like 802.11k and 11v for meshed networks.
This important book:
* Presents the various systems based on the standards, their practical implementation and design assumptions, and their performance and capacity
* Provides an in-depth analysis of each system in practice
* Offers an updated edition of the most current changes to mobile network technology
* Includes questions at the end of each chapter and answers on the accompanying website that make this book ideal for self-study or as course material
Written for students and professionals of wireless technologies, the revised fourth edition of From GSM to LTE-Advanced Pro and 5G provides an in-depth review and description of the most current mobile networks and broadband.