Roaming in Wireless Networks
By Siddiqui, Shahid
A cell phone’s roaming feature allows the user to get service when traveling beyond the boundaries of his/her service provider. Wireless service providers make approximately 30% of their operating profit from roaming. But despite being a major source of income, roaming suffers from a number of technological problems in the handoff between networks. Signal strength is wildly variable, calls are frequently dropped, and quality of service is poor. Based upon training courses the author teaches at Agilent and Hewlett-Packard, this is the first book to give communications engineers the know-how to faultlessly design and manage roaming services.


DOI: 10.1036/0071455051

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Author Biography

Shahid K. Siddiqui is Principal Consultant working with Agilent Technologies in Malaysia. He has 20 years of experience in diverse areas of telecommunication including research and development, validation, test and measurement, and operations support systems. He works closely with wireless service providers delivering consulting and training. He has developed and taught technical training courses on digital switching, signaling, and wireless communication, and delivered numerous seminars.


Roaming in Wireless Networks
Author(s): Siddiqui, Shahid
ISBN: 0071455051
DOI: 10.1036/0071455051

Format: hardcover, 324 pages.
Pub date: 28 Sep 2005
Copyright: 2006
$99.95 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Professional

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