Chapter 2. Evolution from GSM to UMTS Multi-Access

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

Published Online: 29 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001105X.ch2

UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition

UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kaaranen, H. (2005) Evolution from GSM to UMTS Multi-Access, 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.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Oy Aqua Records Ltd, Finland

  2. 2

    Nokia Research Center, Finland

  3. 3

    Nokia Networks, Finland

Author Information

  1. Oy Aqua Records Ltd, 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:

  • Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS);
  • service evolution;
  • Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM);
  • Base Station Controller (BSC);
  • Value Added Service (VAS) platforms;
  • “High Speed Circuit Switched Data” (HSCSD);
  • WCDMA;
  • 3GPP R99 implementation;
  • “High Speed Downlink Packet Access” (HSDPA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • From Analogue to Digital

  • From Digital to Reachability

  • Jump to Packet World and Higher Speeds

  • 3GPP Release 99

  • 3GPP Release 4

  • 3GPP Release 5

  • Trends beyond 3GPP Release 5