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Essentials of UMTS

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  • 18 tables
  • Page extent: 256 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.53 kg

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521889315)

Essentials of UMTS
Cambridge University Press
9780521889315 - Essentials of UMTS - By Christopher Cox
Table of Contents

Contents

Preface
ix
Acknowledgements
xii
1       Introduction to mobile telecommunications
1
1.1     Architecture of a mobile telecommunication system
1
1.2     Communication networks
4
1.3     Digital wireless communications
12
1.4     History of mobile telecommunication systems
20
References
26
2       Introduction to UMTS
29
2.1     The 3rd Generation Partnership Project
29
2.2     System architecture
33
2.3     Interfaces and protocols
44
2.4     UMTS data streams
57
2.5     Frequency allocation
66
3       Radio transmission and reception
71
3.1     Radio transmission and reception in release 99
71
3.2     High speed packet access
99
3.3     Performance of UMTS
110
References
117
4       Operational procedures
119
4.1     Management of signalling connections
119
4.2     Power-on procedures
125
4.3     Security procedures
138
4.4     Procedures in idle mode and common channel states
144
4.5     Procedures in CELL_DCH state
152
4.6     Power-off procedures
162
5       Services and their implementation
165
5.1     Service classification
165
5.2     Quality of service
166
5.3     Voice calls
170
5.4     GPRS
179
5.5     Other user and bearer services
187
5.6     Toolkits
193
5.7     Charging and billing
200
6       Future developments
203
6.1     The IP multimedia subsystem
203
6.2     Long Term Evolution
211
6.3     Towards 4G
216
Bibliography
219
List of abbreviations
221
Index
231



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