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ADVANCED TRANSMISSION TECHNIQUES TO SUPPORT CURRENT AND EMERGENT MULTIMEDIA SERVICES

7.1 Advances in Wireless Systems and Their Technical Demands

Today, the challenge facing the mobile telecommunications industry is how to continually improve the end-user experience and to offer appealing services through a delivery mechanism that offers improved speed, service attractiveness, and service interaction. Furthermore, to deliver the required services to the users with the minimum cost, the technology should allow better and better performances, higher throughputs, improved capacities, and higher spectral efficiencies. The following sections describe several measures to reach such desiderates.

The bandwidth requirements for future wireless systems ...

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