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Wireless Network Performance Handbook

Introduction to the Cellular and Mobile Data Industry

Chapter 1 – Wireless Network Performance Handbook

This excerpt is reprinted with permission from McGraw-Hill, copyright 2003. For more information or to order the book, click here.

Wireless Network Performance Handbook authored by Clint Smith and Curt Gervelis provides vital information network engineers and managers must have to stay competitive in a fast-moving, cost-conscious field, and to ready their networks for 3G mobile data and services. It contains realistic advice on metrics, troubleshooting methods, design guidelines, revenue assurance and more, from a team that has performed the same services for AT&T Wireless, Nextel and Verizon.

Chapter one, "Introduction to the Cellular and Mobile Data Industry," covers some of the key concepts and terminology of mobile wireless communication as well as detailed diagrams of the U.S. cellular spectrum, wireless local loops, LMDS systems and WLANs.

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This was last published in June 2003

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