3G Wireless with 802.16 and 802.11

WiMAX and WiFi

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September 14, 2004


Mixed media product, 234 pages


0071440828 / 9780071440820


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Main description

The integration of 802.11 (Wi-Fi) and 802.16 (Wi-Max) into wireless networks is a major new potential revenue stream for service providers. This rigorous tutorial shows communications engineers how to re-engineer existing networks to integrate the new standards.

Contents: Introduction * Radio Engineering * Network Engineering * Digital Wireless Systems * 802.11 * 802.16 * 802.20 * Convergence Wireless Mobility

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Radio System Chapter 3: Network Design Chapter 4: Mobile Wireless Systems Chapter 5: 802.11 Chapter 6: IEEE 802.16 (WMAN/WIMax) Chapter 7: 802.20 -- MBWA Chapter 8: Convergence Wireless Mobility and 802.x INDEX

Author comments

Clint Smith P.E. is Vice President of ASI, where he is currently involved in the design and deployment of mobile data networks with GSM/GPRS/EDGE and CDMA2000 from both a core network and RF aspect. He has extensive design and operational experience in both mobile and fixed networks. He is also the author of Practical Cellular and PCS Design, LMDS, Wireless Telecom FAQs, and a co-author of Cellular System Design and Optimization, 3G Wireless Networks and Wireless Network Performance Handbook.

John Meyer is the President of ASI. He is an international expert in both core network and RF engineering having over 25 years of experience in the communications industry, including 10 years with the Motorola Cellular Infrastructure Group. He is actively involved with the deployment and integration of 2.5G and 3G mobile data networks with an emphasis on both the financial and technical components of offering wireless mobile data.

Back cover copy

Mobility with WiMAX and Wi-Fi

This rigorous tutorial provides the technical guidance needed to design and integrate Wi-Fi and Wi-MAX into existing 2.5 and 3G wireless systems. 3G Wireless with 802.16 and 802.11 makes manageable the in-demand design and re-engineering tasks involved in adding Internet and broadband capabilities to existing wireless phone networks. Look inside for the engineering specifics you need to:

  • Design and integrate 802.16 into RF systems
  • Configure Wi-Fi for fixed wireless delivery
  • Integrate Wi-Fi into mobile wireless systems
  • Integrate WiMax and Wi-Fi into a mobile wireless system
  • Learn 802.20 design parameters

Written by hands-on communications engineers, this remarkable guide clearly shows you how to approach the many issues confronting designer/integrators, including:

  • An Introduction--from Wireless Mobility Concept to Fixed Wireless (LMDS, MMDS), and 802.X
  • Radio Engineering, from Generic Radio Systems to Bi-Dimensional Amplifiers
  • Network Engineering, from Basic Switching to the Backhaul
  • Digital Wireless Systems, from Enhancements over Analog to 2.5G/3G
  • 2.5G/3G Integration with Wi-Fi and WiMax
  • 802.11, from Hotspots to VPNs, SOHO, and More
  • 802.16, from RF Design Considerations to Integration with 802.11/Mobility
  • 802.20 and Integration with 802.11 and 2.5G/3G
  • Convergence Wireless Mobility, Including Various User Devices, Smart Switches
  • 4G

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