UMTS, EGPRS & GSM - Updates with Rel. 5, 6, 7 & beyond

Some of your questions that will be answered by this book:


  • What are the most important features and enhancements with 3GPP Release 5, 6 and 7?
  • Which of these features overlap in which way? (Example: MBMS <-> IMS)
  • How will the IMS influence the future evolution of GERAN and UTRAN?
  • What is the difference between UMA, Generic Access, “I-WLAN direct IP-access” and “I-WLAN 3GPP IP-Access”?
  • How does EAP-SIM achieve mutual authentication although the SIM cannot provide it?
  • How are IPsec-tunnels established between mobile station and network entities like GANC or PDG using IKEv2? How does IKEv2 operate in detail?
  • How does HSDPA operate and how does it achieve its higher throughput rates? What are the new channels with HSDPA?
  • How does HSUPA operate and how can it use a spreading factor of 2? Which new channels does HSUPA require and how do they operate?
  • How does MBMS operate and what are the differences between MBMS and DVB-H? Which new channels does MBMS introduce in UTRAN and in GERAN?
  • What is Downlink Dual Carrier Operation in GERAN Release 7 and how does it operate?
  • How do MIMO-systems operate and how can they achieve their performance?
  • How does E-UTRA apply OFDM?

Who should acquire this book?

  • Engineers, technicians and managers in charge who need to understand in detail the upcoming changes within 3GPP-networks and the implications for their work.
  • Network Operators who need to know which features will become available in the medium term future and how to introduce them.

Product Details:

  • Paperback / eBook
  • 330 Pages
  • over 140 Illustrations and Tables
  • ISBN 978-3-936273-19-9
  • Price Paperback: Euro 399.- (net)

  • Price eBook: Euro 299.- (net)

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