ReseñaGain a thorough understanding of the dynamics of today’s mobile telecommunications standards with this unique new resource. The book examines the development and adoption trajectories of major European standards, such as UMTS, GSM, ERMES, and TETRA.
It presents a framework that analyzes the factors that influenced eac h standard’s level of success, and includes the most-comprehensive case studies on these standards. You get detailed coverage of European mobile telecommunications regulations, policies and practices of standardization bodies like the ETSI and ITU, the economics of telecommunications standards, and the use of intellectual property rights. Easily understandable, even without a technical background, the book examines the prospects for the various standards in the field, the emerging network economy and what it means for telecommunications, and how to participate successfully in the development of standards.