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Introduction to Mobile Broadband

  • Mustafa Ergen
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Abstract

A long way in a remarkably short time has been achieved in the history of wireless. Evolution of wireless access technologies is about to the reach its fourth generation (4G). Looking past, wireless access technologies has followed different evolutionary paths aimed at unified target: performance and efficiency in high mobile environment. The first generation (1G) has fulfilled the basic mobile voice, while the second generation (2G) has introduced capacity and coverage. This is followed by the third generation (3G), which has quest for data at higher speeds to open the gates for truly “mobile broadband” experience.

Keywords

Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex Wireless Local Area Networking Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access Universal Mobile Telecommunication System Mobile Broadband 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mustafa Ergen
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  1. 1.BerkeleyUSA

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