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Hotspot Networks: Wi-Fi for Public Access Locations The Hotspots Revolution Hotspots: killer app of 802.11. That's what the media say. These open-to-the-public wireless networks, showing up in hotels, airports, Starbucks, and even parks, have captured a lot of headlines. The Seattle Times calls hotspots the guerrilla revolution of wireless computing. ABC-TV news says hotpots threaten major carriers' cell networks. If you want to investigate this revolution, Hotspot Networks provides the technical support. Need-to-know information on a fast-emerging technology from one of the top voices in networking-;that's what this detailed guide for network engineers and developers gives you. With Hotspot Networks, you can position yourself to promote, design, configure, implement, or develop service applications in a hot new market. With in-depth advice, Dan Minoli helps you-- * Deliver wireless Internet and telecom that's 40 times faster and one-tenth the cost of conventional networks * Get up to speed quickly on enabling technologies, components, and design options * Hear the lowdown on key players and products on track to market * Build the background you need in WiFi * Steer around technical obstacles that tripped others up * Overcome operating glitches * Rate startups vs. established providers First-to-market-;this book captures the lead in technical coverage of hotspot networks, so you can take the lead in delivering wireless Internet and voice.


The 1st detailed reference for engineers designing and implementing the networks.

About the Author

Daniel Minoli is one of the most popular authors on the telecom and networking technology shelf, with more than a dozen well-received guides to his credit. The newly appointed CTO of a startup wi-fi ISP, he is the former President and CEO of InfoPort Communications Group; former Director of Engineering and Development at cable giant Teleport Communications Group, now part of AT&T; and a former Senior Member of the Technical Staff at AT&T. His books include the first handbook in the industry, Telecommunications Technology Handbook. Among his recent works are the highly rated Web Commerce Technology Handbook; SONET-Based Metro Area Networks; and Ethernet-Based Metro Area Networks, written with Peter Johnson.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Wireless Personal Area Networks(WPANs), Public Access Locations (PALs), and Hotspot Services Chapter 2 Standards for Hotspots Chapter 3 Technologies for Hotspots Chapter 4 Security Considerations for Hotspot Services Chapter 5 IEEE 802.11 Chapter 6 IEEE 802.11b and IEEE 802.11a Chapter 7 Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Chapter 8 Designing Nomadic and Hotspot Networks Chapter 9 Migrating to 3G WWANs

Product Details

Minoli, Daniel
Networking - General
Computers-Networking - General
Technology : Telecommunications
Computers : Networking - General
Technology & Engineering : Telecommunications
Publication Date:
September 2003

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Networking » General
Engineering » Communications » Telephony
Engineering » Engineering » Mobile and Wireless Communications
Science and Mathematics » Electricity » General Electricity

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