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HSPA Evolution

The Fundamentals for Mobile Broadband

  • 1st Edition - November 14, 2014
  • Authors: Thomas Chapman, Erik Larsson, PETER von Wrycza, Erik Dahlman, Stefan Parkvall, Johan Skold
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 9 9 9 6 9 - 2
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 0 4 3 4 - 0

This book is essential reading for those wishing to obtain a systems perspective and a broad view on the background, performance and application of the latest developments in HS… Read more

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This book is essential reading for those wishing to obtain a systems perspective and a broad view on the background, performance and application of the latest developments in HSPA in the context of the demands on today’s mobile broadband devices and networks. It takes the reader behind the scenes of 3GPP and provides an easily accessible understanding of the basic principles, the latest steps in the standard’s evolution, and the motivations behind the development of standardized features. It covers important topics such as smartphone related features, multi-carrier and multi-antenna operation, interface architecture, heterogeneous networks and HSPA system performance. Offering full coverage of recent developments in HSPA up to Release 13, this book will provide a comprehensive description of one of the dominating standards for mobile broadband.

With this book, you will:

Get a guided and consistent tour through the evolutionary stages of HSPA

Gain an understanding of the 3GPP standardization process, the driving forces behind it, and the need for evolution

Learn about the fundamental technology components of a modern wireless communication system, such as basic link level architecture, cellular system behavior, traffic management and scheduling and system management

Learn in detail the features of the latest HSPA development up to Release 13

Gain a deep insight into the means by which HSPA performance can be simulated and characterized, the factors that drive the performance of networks and user experience, and the performance expectations for the technology

Obtain insight into the telecommunications market and its evolution

Learn about current trends and the future direction of HSPA