Hotspot Networks: WiFi for Public Access Locations

Daniel Minoli

  • 出版商: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 出版日期: 2002-09-04
  • 定價: USD $65.95
  • 售價: $2,447
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$2,325
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 435
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0071409785
  • ISBN-13: 9780071409780

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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.

           

   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