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Beyond 3G – Bringing Networks, Terminals and the Web Together: LTE, WiMAX, IMS, 4G Devices and the Mobile Web 2.0 by Martin Sauter

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Preface

1 Evolution from 2G over 3G to 4G

1.1 First Half of the 1990s – Voice-centric Communication

1.2 Between 1995 and 2000: the Rise of Mobility and the Internet

1.3 Between 2000 and 2005: Dot Com Burst, Web 2.0, Mobile Internet

1.4 From 2005 to today: Global Coverage, VoIP and Mobile Broadband

1.5 The Future – the Need for Beyond 3G Systems

1.6 All Over IP

1.7 Summary

References

2 Beyond 3G Network Architectures

2.1 Overview

2.2 UMTS, HSPA and HSPA+

2.3 LTE

2.4 802.16 WiMAX

2.5 802.11 Wi-Fi

References

3 Network Capacity and Usage Scenarios

3.1 Usage in Developed Markets and Emerging Economies

3.2 How to Control Mobile Usage

3.3 Measuring Mobile Usage from a Financial Point of View

3.4 Cell Capacity in Downlink

3.5 Current and Future Frequency Bands for Cellular Wireless

3.6 Cell Capacity in Uplink

3.7 Per-user Throughput in Downlink

3.8 Per-user Throughput in the Uplink

3.9 Traffic Estimation Per User

3.10 Overall Wireless Network Capacity

3.11 Network Capacity for Train Routes, Highways and Remote Areas

3.12 When will GSM be Switched Off ?

3.13 Cellular Network VoIP Capacity

3.14 Wi-Fi VoIP Capacity

3.15 Wi-Fi and Interference

3.16 Wi-Fi Capacity in Combination with DSL and Fibre

3.17 Backhaul for Wireless Networks

3.18 A Hybrid Cellular/Wi-Fi Network for the Future

References

4 Voice over Wireless

4.1 Circuit-switched Mobile Voice Telephony

4.2 Packet-switched Voice Telephony

4.3 SIP Telephony over Fixed and Wireless Networks

4.4 Voice and Related Applications over IMS

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