Data Networks Need Careful Engineering

Drucker, Elliott
September 2001
Wireless Week;9/3/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 36, p32
Trade Publication
Comments on how radio network has been overlooked in the hype surrounding the emergence of various packet data technologies. Primary performance constraints for both voice and data radio networks; Principle behind wireless packet data technologies; Recommendations.


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