What is telecommunications?
This word is derived from the Greek word, "tele", which means, "far off"; and the Latin word, "communicate", which means, "to share". Hence Telecommunication is distance communication.
The true nature of telecommunications is the passing of information to one or more others in any form that may be used.
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"Readers can pick up this book and become familiar with C++ in a short time. Stan has taken a very broad and complicated topic and reduced it to the essentials that budding C++ programmers need to know to write real programs. His case study is effective and provides a familiar thread throughout the book." -Steve Vinoski, IONA For the practicing programmer with little time to spare, Essential C++ offers a fast-track to learning and working with C++ on the job. This book is specifically...
This Xcode 4 Edition of iPhone iOS 4 Development Essentials contains 43 chapters of in-depth information on the development of apps for the iPhone fully updated for use with Xcode version 4.
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Our first chapter puts LTE into its historical context, and lays out its requirements and key
technical features. We begin by reviewing the architectures of UMTS and GSM, and
by introducing some of the terminology that the two systems use. We then summarize
the history of mobile telecommunication systems, discuss the issues that have driven the
development of LTE, and show how UMTS has evolved first into LTE and then into an
enhanced version known as LTE-Advanced. The chapter closes by reviewing the standardization
process for LTE....
The third generation (3G) mobile communication system is the next big thing in the world of mobile telecommunications. The first generation included analog mobile phones [e.g., Total Access Communications Systems (TACS), Nordic Mobile Telephone (NMT), and Advanced Mobile Phone Service (AMPS)], and the second generation (2G) included digital mobile phones [e.g., global system for mobile communications (GSM), personal digital cellular (PDC), and digital AMPS (D-AMPS)].
This briefing paper was commissioned by Ericsson (global provider of
telecommunications equipment and related services) and Zain (mobile operator
active in seven Middle Eastern and fifteen sub-Saharan African countries) in order
to describe the social and economic impact that mobile communication is having in
Sudan. The paper aims to give a concise overview of the key economic and social
effects of mobile telephony in Sudan and the social and economic development case
for continued investment in telecommunications infrastructure by foreign companies.
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial is the nation’s
oldest tuition-free arts education program. It provides
arts classes for children and adults of all economic
backgrounds and skill levels, both at its main facility
in South Philadelphia and through its Community
Partnerships in the Arts program. Fleisher’s
artist residency programs in public schools and
neighborhood organizations reach families throughout
the city who otherwise lack access to high-quality arts
Centers like the Fleisher Art Memorial serve as critical
The report contains recommendations in each of the above categories, as well some general
recommendations. We believe these recommendations will further advance our collective goal to
provide a safer online experience to our children.
We would like to personally thank the support of the National Telecommunications and Information
Administration (NTIA) and its staff during this process. Their assistance throughout the past year was
invaluable in allowing us to execute on our mandate.
In electronics and telecommunications, modulation is the process of varying one or more properties of a high-frequency periodic waveform, called the carrier signal, with a modulating signal which typically contains information to be transmitted. This is done in a similar fashion to a musician modulating a tone (a periodic waveform) from a musical instrument by varying its volume, timing and pitch. The three key parameters of a periodic waveform are its amplitude ("volume"), its phase ("timing") and its frequency ("pitch").
The global legal framework for Internet gambling is a
complicated mix of
laws and regulations. In the United States, both federal and state statutes
apply. Gambling is generally regulated at the state level, with federal law
supporting state laws and regulations to ensure that interstate and foreign
commerce do not circumvent them. The Wire Act, which prohibits gambling
businesses from using interstate or international telecommunications wires
to knowingly transmit or receive bets, is the main federal statute used to
prosecute such activity.
This chapter is designed to provide the student with an
introduction to mobile telecommunications and an overview of
the GSM standard. It introduces the main system components,
the network structure and basic terminology used.
The need for providing telecommunication services is growing faster than ever. For this purpose Wireless Local Loop (WLL) also known as Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Networks is an effective alternative to the problematic wired system. Compared to mobile systems, FWA networks provide two-way communication services to near-stationary users within a small area . The next section presents an overview of multiple access schemes. Channel allocation strategies are described in the second part of the section. The emphasis here is on fixed and dynamic channel allocation schemes....
The crisis has highlighted the need to improve risk management strategies at both the system-wide and institutional
levels in the financial services industry. It has demonstrated that efforts limited to specific institutions or jurisdictions
are insufficient to address a problem that is global in scope. New thinking is required to rebuild a damaged