Hoffman, John Gprs Demystified

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GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is global mobile data technology. More important it is a step en route to next-generation wireless, or 3G, for many networks in the US and most networks in Europe and Asia. Questions like "when can we expect European take-up of GPRS?", "what kind of roaming will the standards bodies adopt?", "what functionality will first-generation terminals provide?", or "how will GPRS change the basic business practices of GSM operators?" all need to be answered before implementations proceed. This book helps the wireless industry gets its arms around the issues with contributions from many of the pioneering companies in the mobile data industry. It equips professionals with plain English explanations of technology, markets, billing systems, terminals and management challenges.

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John Hoffman has worked with the GSM Association since early 1997 as a Senior Consulting Director responsible for numerous GSMA initiatives, including the M-Services Requirements Program, the GPRS Roaming Initiative, the M-Commerce Task Force, the GSM Certification Forum, and the initial 3G Program Plan. He has held various executive positions in the wireless industry: Regional Director of Central and North Florida for BellSouth Mobility; Chief Operating Officer of SONOFON in Denmark; Director of BellSouth International in Brussels, Belgium; General Manager of BellSouth Mobility DCS in Charlotte, North Carolina; and Chief Operating Officer of Pocket Communications in Washington, D.C. Mr. Hoffman has management experience in all phases of an operator's wireless business, including sales, marketing, technical engineering and operations, customer care, distribution, and general profit and loss management. He has managed the implementation, commercial launch, and operations of wireless networks which include GSM 900, GSM 1900, US AMPS, and US DAMPS technologies in the United States and Europe.

John holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture and a Master of Architecture Degree from the University of Michigan, as well as a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Phoenix. He is a licensed Architect in the state of Colorado and is a keynote speaker at numerous conferences and seminars around the world. John writes and publishes an electronic newsletter, The Wireless Evolution Insider, which provides information about wireless data business sector. John resides in Charlotte, North Carolina and travels extensively on business-related activities.

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GPRS UNPACKED, IRONED OUT, AND DELIVERED IN PLAIN ENGLISH

Industry insiders who pioneered some of the earliest General Packet Radio Service networks and applications speak out on markets, the GPRS business case, their implementation experience, and operational obstacles for providers and operators to hurdle now.

Edited in clear, jargon-suppressed style by John Hoffman, Senior Consulting Director of the GSM Association, GPRS Demystified culls insightful contributions from companies in the mobile data industry who have "been there, done that" and are prepared to do it again. Profit from their experience as they tell you what you need to know about GPRS in real-world context, including:


* The next step toward 3G networks, and how to build robust services within it
* GPRS in perspective--viewpoints on competition, costs, interoperability, pluses, minuses, and technology lifespan
* Lessons learned from WAP and other forebears
* Roaming state-of-the-art and trends
* Functionality of first generation terminals
* How GPRS will change the basic business practices of GSM operators
* And much more

For anyone who wants a thoughtful way to get up to speed on the services that are paving the way for next generation networking, GPRS Demystified is a MUST read.

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