Cellular Networks: Past, Present, and Future
Walters, Lourens O and Pieter S Kritzinger (2000) Cellular Networks: Past, Present, and Future. In ACM Crossroads Student Magazine.
Mobile communication is the fastest growing field in the telecommunications industry. The most successful mobile communication system is the cellular radio network. A cellular radio network is used to transmit voice and data. Data transmission over a cellular network is a new service, which makes data networks accessible from mobile terminals via cellular telephones. This article discusses cellular radio network technology and its applications, especially pertaining to data transmission. Its history, present state, operation and planned future developments are explained.
|EPrint Type:||Newspaper/Magazine Article|
|Keywords:||GSM, PCS, TDMA, UMTS, 3G, WCDMA, GPRS, WAP, STK, Bluetooth|
|Subjects:||C Computer Systems Organization: C.2 COMPUTER-COMMUNICATION NETWORKS|
|Deposited By:||Walters, Lourens Olivier|
|Deposited On:||25 March 2004|