Prolonging Battery Life And Unburdening Networks

Bourrie, Sally Ruth
August 1999
Wireless Week;08/16/99, Vol. 5 Issue 33, p25
Trade Publication
Provides information on `Discontinuous Transmission,' an infrastructure enhancement of Lucent Technologies which attempts to prolong battery life in cellular handsets. Description of the time division multiple access (TDMA) handsets; Definition of Voice Activity Detection; Pros and cons regarding `Discontinuous Transmission.'


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