Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Heikki Kaaranen1,
  2. Ari Ahtiainen2,
  3. Lauri Laitinen2,
  4. Siamäk Naghian3 and
  5. Valtteri Niemi2
  1. Ari Ahtianen2,
  2. Heikki Kaaranen1 and
  3. Siamäk Naghian3

Published Online: 29 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001105X.ch1

UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition

UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ahtianen, A., Kaaranen, H. and Naghian, S. (2005) Introduction, in UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition (eds H. Kaaranen, A. Ahtiainen, L. Laitinen, S. Naghian and V. Niemi), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047001105X.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Oy Aqua Records Ltd, Finland

  2. 2

    Nokia Research Center, Finland

  3. 3

    Nokia Networks, Finland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Oy Aqua Records Ltd, Finland

  2. 2

    Nokia Research Center, Finland

  3. 3

    Nokia Networks, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470011034

Online ISBN: 9780470011058

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Keywords:

  • Nordic Mobile Telephone (NMT) system;
  • American Mobile Phone System (AMPS);
  • GSM technology;
  • “OHG” (Operator Harmonisation Group);
  • 3G Network Architecture;
  • conceptual network model;
  • UMTS Service Identity Module (USIM);
  • “core network” (CN);
  • Quality of Service (QoS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Specification Process for 3G

  • Introduction to the 3G Network Architecture