Services, Optimization, and Economic Aspects

  • Vasilios Siris
  • Ivan Ganchev
  • Máirtín O’Droma
  • Burkhard Stiller
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 31)


Future broadband wireless services will involve a range of different technologies, all with varying characteristics. These differences can influence significantly how a service is defined and deployed as well as how it is commercially offered to customers. Key technologies and services that will influence and shape the future broadband telecommunication market include WiFi services based on IEEE 802.11 standards, enhanced Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS) services, mobile grid services , incoming call handling services, and finally alternative approaches to broadband access such as high aerial platforms . Each of these technologies and services has unique requirements in terms of deployment and management.

Commercial offerings of value-added telecommunication services require appropriate support mechanisms, as the wired and wireless Internet design principles and architecture were originally not concerned with commercialization. These commercialization...


Session Initiation Protocol Enhance Distribute Channel Access Universal Mobile Telecommunication System Security Assertion Markup Language Explicit Congestion Notification 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vasilios Siris
    • 1
  • Ivan Ganchev
    • 2
  • Máirtín O’Droma
    • 2
  • Burkhard Stiller
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Computer Science, FORTHGreece
  2. 2.Telecommunications Research Centre, University of LimerickIreland
  3. 3.University of ZurichSwitzerland

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