In this chapter...
Historical Background of Mobile and Cellular Services
Cellular Telephone Service— Technologies
The Mobile Market
The Transition from Second to Third Generation MOBILE Networks
Mobile Internet Access, Messaging Services and Bluetooth
Specialized Mobile Radio—Originally Voice, Later Data
Time Division Multiple Access, GSM and Code Division Multiple Access Air Interfaces
Cellular service is the single-most important technology bringing basic telephone service to large parts of Asia, Latin America and Africa. For vast numbers of people in these regions, a mobile telephone is the first telephone service they will have. The number of cellular telephones ...