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Mobile Broadcasting with WiMAX

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Written exclusively from broadcasters perspective, Mobile Broadcasting with WiMAX will help you move ahead in the use of WiMAX technologies. Whether you are an engineer, content provider, manager, or operator and planning such services, this book helps you understand the dimensions of this new medium and integration of communication, broadcasting and Multimedia technologies. The book oulines migrating to a new generation of broadcasting which integrates the Mobile, Wireless and Fixed network domains, then gives you a complete picture on what is happening in the field.

The book is divided into five parts as follows:

PART I Gives an introduction to Broadband Wireless Technologies and Mobile WiMAX. Wi-Fi including 802.11a,b,n and g, WiMAX technologies with focus on Mobile WiMAX 802.16e, and provides a global overview of deployment of Wireless broadband networks.

PART-II is about Mobile Multimedia broadcasting and Mobile TV technologies, based on both cellular and broadband wireless.

PART III covers Resources for Mobile multimedia broadcasting and comprises of four structured chapters on Spectrum for WiMAX networks, WiMAX terrestrial broadcasting networks, client devices for WiMAX and an update of on chipsets developments.

Part IV is devoted to the Network Architectures and the integration of WiMAX with other networks, both fixed and mobile.

Part V deals with Software architectures and Applications which help the process of mobile multimedia broadcasting. Case studies of prominent networks are given with country specific examples.



Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. DEDICATION
  6. TABLE OF CONTENTS
  7. Prologue
  8. Preface
  9. SECTION 1: Introduction to Wireless Networks and Mobile Multimedia
    1. Chapter 1: Why WiMAX for Broadcasting?
      1. 1.1 Being a Fourth-Generation Broadcaster
      2. 1.2 Wireless and Mobile Networks
      3. 1.3 WiMAX: A New Opportunity for Multimedia Broadcasting
      4. 1.4 WiMAX: Fastest-growing Wireless Technology
      5. 1.5 Services over WiMAX networks
    2. Chapter 2: Introduction to Broadband Wireless Networks
      1. 2.1 Introduction
      2. 2.2 Wireless Local Area Networks
      3. 2.3 Broadband Metropolitan Area Networks
      4. 2.4 Performance Comparison of WiMax and WiFi Systems
      5. 2.5 IEEE 802.16E Mobile WiMAX
    3. Chapter 3: Introduction to Mobile Multimedia
      1. 3.1 Mobile WiMAX: The New Mobile Ecosystem
      2. 3.2 What is Mobile Multimedia?
      3. 3.3 Mobile Media in 3GPP
      4. 3.4 Graphics in a Mobile Environment
      5. 3.5 Media Synchronization and Presentation Format in 3GPP
  10. Section II Broadband Wireless Technologies
    1. Chapter 4: Understanding WiMAX
      1. 4.1 Basics of OFDM
      2. 4.2 Protocol Layering in WiMAX
      3. 4.3 Mobile WiMax (IEEE 802.16e-2005)
      4. 4.4 Advanced Antenna Systems and MIMO in WiMAX
      5. 4.5 Subscriber Densities in WiMAX
      6. 4.6 Summary: Features of Mobile WiMax
    2. Chapter 5: Design of WiMAX Transmission Networks
      1. 5.1 Introduction
      2. 5.2 Link Analysis of WiMAX Systems
      3. 5.3 Frequency Planning in WiMAX
      4. 5.4 Tools for Design of WiMAX Transmission Networks
      5. 5.5 Examples of WiMAX Networks for Specific Applications
      6. 5.6 Timing and Synchronization in WiMAX Networks
    3. Chapter 6: Broadband Wireless Networks: Deployment Status Worldwide
      1. 6.1 Brief History of Wireless Broadband Deployments
      2. 6.2 Region- and Country-Specific Implementations
      3. Summary
    4. Chapter 7: Standards Convergence in Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting
      1. 7.1 Introduction: A View of the Standards World
      2. 7.2 Standards Bodies and Industry Associations
      3. 7.3 An Overview of International Standards Organizations
      4. 7.4 Other Standards Bodies and Operator Associations
      5. 7.5 How Far Are We from Truly Converged Standards?
    5. Chapter 8 Chipsets for WiMAX devices
      1. 8.1 Realizing WiMAX Functions in Physical Devices
      2. 8.2 Requirements of Chipsets for Mobile WiMAX
      3. 8.3 Systems on Chip (SoC) for WiMAX
      4. 8.4 Fixed WiMAX SoCs
      5. 8.5 Mobile WiMAX Chipsets
      6. 8.6 Base Stations
      7. 8.7 Handsets
    6. Chapter 9: Customer Premises Equipment (CPEs) for WiMAX
      1. 9.1 Importance of WiMAX Certification Profiles
      2. 9.2 WiMAX CPEs
      3. 9.3 Fixed WiMAX (IEEE 802.16-2004) Subscriber Stations
      4. 9.4 Mobile WiMAX (IEEEE 802.16e) CPEs
      5. 9.5 WiMAX with Cellular Phones
      6. 9.6 Standalone Devices for Mobile WiMAX
      7. 9.7 Trends in Mobile WiMAX CPEs
    7. Chapter 10: Software Architectures for Mobile Multimedia Wireless Devices
      1. 10.1 Evolution of Mobile Operating Systems
      2. 10.2 Operating Systems for Mobile Devices
      3. 10.3 Middleware in Mobile Wireless Devices
      4. 10.4 Application Clients
      5. 10.5 Summary
    8. Chapter 11: Spectrum for WiMAX Networks
      1. 11.1 An Overview of Frequency Allocation Process by the ITU-R
      2. 11.2 An overview of spectrum bands
      3. 11.3 Considerations in the Use of Spectrum for WiMAX
      4. 11.4 Spectrum Bands
      5. 11.5 Spectrum for WiMAX Services
      6. 11.6 Country-specific Plans
      7. 11.7 Interference by WiMAX Networks
    9. Chapter 12: Mobile WiMAX Networks
      1. 12.1 Mobile WiMAX Network Architecture
      2. 12.2 Mobility Management
      3. 12.3 ASN Profiles
      4. 12.4 Mobile IP
      5. 12.5 Interface to Other Networks
      6. 12.6 Generic Access Network: 3GPP TS43.318
      7. 12.7 Network Architecture for Practical Broadcast Applications
  11. Section III: Mobile broadcasting technologies
    1. Chapter 13: Broadcasting Mobile Multimedia Using WiMAX-Network Architectures
      1. 13.1 The Mobile Ecosystem
      2. 13.2 Understanding IMS
      3. 13.3 IPTV and IMS
      4. 13.4 Delivering Multimedia Content to Portable Devices
      5. 13.5 Planning a WiMAX Multimedia Communications and Broadcast System Based on IMS
      6. 13.6 Google Protocols
      7. 13.7 How Can Operators Implement XMPP-based Network Architectures?
    2. Chapter 14: Mobile TV Technologies: A Strategic Overview
      1. 14.1 Introduction: Mobile TV Services
      2. 14.2 A Brief Overview of Broadcasting Technologies for Mobile TV and Multimedia
      3. 14.3 Mobile TV Services Based on Cellular Mobile Networks
      4. 14.4 Mobile TV Services Based on Terrestrial Broadcasting
      5. 14.5 Satellite-based Mobile TV Services
    3. Chapter 15: IPTV and WiMAX
      1. 15.1 Basics of IPTV
      2. 15.2 Internet Video: IPTV Is Not Internet TV
      3. 15.3 Microsoft IPTV
      4. 15.4 IPTV using Native RTP
      5. 15.5 IPTV Based on DVB-IPI
      6. 15.6 IPTV for HDTV Content
      7. 15.7 Extending IPTV to Mobile and Wireless Networks
      8. 15.8 IPTV and WiMAX
  12. SECTION IV: Converged architecture, design and applications
    1. Chapter 16: Mobile Broadcasting using WiMAX: A Technology Overview
      1. 16.1 How Are Broadcast and Multicast Services Provided over Mobile Networks?
      2. 16.2 Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Service (MBMS)
      3. 16.3 Mobile WiMAX Multicast and Broadcast Service (MBS)
      4. 16.4 Broadcast Technologies: DVB-H
      5. 16.5 Setting up a Multicasting Service: Higher-Layer Protocols
      6. 16.6 3GPP: Addressing Internetwork Issues and Service Definitions
      7. 16.7 WiMAX Interworking with 3GPP
      8. 16.8 WiMAX Application Classes
      9. 16.9 Relative Positioning of WiMAX with 3G and Evolved Networks
    2. Chapter 17: Broadcast Applications of WiMAX Networks
      1. 17.1 Internet Radio
      2. 17.2 TV over WiMAX
      3. 17.3 News-gathering Networks
      4. 17.4 Surveillance Networks
      5. 17.5 Video Conferencing over WiMAX
    3. Chapter 18: WiMAX and Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting: Interactive Applications
      1. 18.1 Interactive Broadcasting
      2. 18.2 Broadcast and Multicast-Associated Interactive Services
      3. 18.3 Designing Broadcast Applications for High-Bandwidth Interactive Networks
      4. 18.4 Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Internet TV
    4. Chapter 19: Content Security in WiMAX Networks
      1. 19.1 Security in a Wireless Environment
      2. 19.2 Content Security in WiMAX Environment
      3. 19.3 Practical Aspects of Mobile WiMAX Security
      4. 19.4 Conditional Access and Content Security
      5. 19.5 Digital Rights Management
      6. 19.6 Implementation Examples and Platforms
    5. Chapter 20: Business Case for WiMAX
      1. 20.1 Initiating Mobile WiMAX Overlay
      2. 20.2 Business Models for Mobile WiMAX
      3. 20.3 Resource Costing
      4. 20.4 Revenue Elements
      5. 20.5 Business Case for a Video Multicast Service
      6. 20.6 Other Business Opportunities
    6. Chapter 21: Case Studies of WiMAX Networks
      1. 21.1 WiBro-Korea
      2. 21.2 KDDI
      3. 21.3 M-Taiwan Project
      4. 21.4 Clearwire®
      5. 21.5 Ertech® Argentina
      6. 21.6 Sprint Nextel WiMAX Network-XOHM™
    7. Chapter 22: WiMAX Services: The Future
      1. 22.1 Positioning of 3G Networks and Long-Term Evolution Technologies
      2. 22.2 Factors Governing the Growth of Mobile WiMAX
      3. 22.3 Challenges for WiMAX
      4. 22.4 Broadcast and Multimedia Services over WiMAX Networks
      5. 22.5 IMT Advanced or 4G Technologies
      6. Summary
  13. Glossary
  14. Index