Chapter 1The Wireless Vision

DOI: 10.1201/9781003222095-1

“I designed the executive program for handling situations when there are too many calls, to keep it operating efficiently without hanging up on itself. Basically it was designed to keep the machine from throwing up its hands and going berserk.”

Dr. Erna Schneider Hoover

Mathematician and Inventor of the computerized telephone switching method at Bell Laboratories

1.1 Introduction to Wireless Communication – Evolution and History

Mobile and wireless technologies had a spectacular evolution over the past decade, and the present trend is to move towards a highly intelligent global digital ...

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