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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall Ptr
Publication date June 21, 2012
Pages 483
Binding Paperback
Edition 5th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780137058914
ISBN-10 0137058918
Dimensions 1.25 by 7.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.80 lbs.
Original list price $56.99
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

“Annabel Dodd is a maestro when it comes to demystifying even the most complex telecommunications policies. She takes on the range of issues in the telecom world that shape how we learn, share information, conduct business, and enjoy entertainment. It’s an illuminating, accessible account that provides a much-needed primer for anyone interested in communications policy.”

—Congressman Edward J. Markey, Ranking Member Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection

 

“Annabel Dodd’s book is a clear guide and big picture view of technologies and industries. It is an up-to-date guide for anyone who wants to be familiar with important innovations and key technologies. This is truly an industry bible for mobile, Internet, and networking services.”

—Hiawatha Bray, technology reporter, Boston Globe 

A Completely Revised Bestseller with an Updated Industry Overview and New Coverage of Mobile Networks, LTE, Spectrum, Cloud Computing, and More!

 

The #1 Telecom Guide for Businesspeople and Nontechnical Professionals, Fully Updated for Cloud Services, Social Media, and Advanced Mobile Networks

 

Completely updated for the newest trends and technologies, The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, Fifth Edition, is the world’s top-selling nontechnical guide to today’s fast-changing telecommunications industry. More than 170,000 copies of previous editions are in print, and this indispensible resource has been translated into nine languages.

 

Writing in plain language, Dodd demystifies today’s most significant technologies, standards, and architectures. She introduces the industry-leading providers worldwide, explains where they fit in a fast-changing marketplace, and presents their key strategies. Coverage includes 

  • Assessing the massive business and technical implications of the cloud computing revolution
  • How traffic from ubiquitous tools like Skype, Facebook, and smartphones are transforming networks
  • Understanding recent radical changes in data centers
  • How mobile carriers are balancing performance and cost in timing 4G upgrades
  • How new concerns about regulation, security, and privacy are reshaping the industry 

This indispensable guide provides everything you need to know about telecommunications now—whether you’re a salesperson, marketer, investor, or customer.

 



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5th edition from Prentice Hall Ptr (June 21, 2012)
9780137058914 | details & prices | 483 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $56.99
About: “Annabel Dodd is a maestro when it comes to demystifying even the most complex telecommunications policies.
4th edition from Prentice Hall Ptr (July 1, 2005)
9780131487253 | details & prices | 594 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $49.99
3rd edition from Prentice Hall Ptr (September 1, 2001)
9780130649072 | details & prices | 500 pages | 6.75 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $39.99
About: The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, Third Edition, is a hugely popular non-technical guide.
2 signed edition from Prentice Hall (November 1, 1999)
9780130176127 | details & prices | 8.25 × 11.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $22.65
About: Every business decision-maker needs to understand telecommunications: its costs, risks, and breakthrough opportunities for competitive advantage.
With Theodore N. Tsangaris, M. D., Lillie D. Schockney, R. N., Annabel Dodd | 2nd edition from Prentice Hall Ptr (July 1, 1999)
9780130142955 | details & prices | 365 pages | 7.00 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $34.99
This edition also contains The Johns Hopkins Breast Cancer Handbook for Health Care Professionals
About: Discusses the basic concepts of the telecommunicatons industry, including analog and digital signals, bandwidth, protocols, multiplexing, and compression
With Derek Johnston, Annabel Dodd | from Prentice Hall Direct (June 1, 1998)
9780132590112 | details & prices | 251 pages | 7.00 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $34.95
This edition also contains BRIEF HISTORY OF THEOLOGY: From the New Testament to Feminist Theology
About: Discusses the basic concepts of the telecommunications industry, including analog and digital signals, bandwidth, protocols, multiplexing, and compression

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