IP for 3G: Networking Technologies for Mobile Communications
by Dave Wisely
Wiley | 2002 | ISBN: 0471486973 | Pages: 304 | PDF | 2.9 MB
What is an 'all-IP' network? What difference will IP networking make to 3G services? Third Generation (3G) mobile offers access to broadband multimedia services - and in the future most of these, even voice and video, will be IP-based. However 3G networks are not based on IP technologies, rather they are an evolution from existing 2G networks. Much work needs to be done to IP QoS and mobility protocols and architectures for them to be able to provide the functionality 3G requires.