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Learn to deploy and implement fixed wireless networks with help from one of the industry's leading authorities and wireless solutions engineer, Neil Reid. This practical resource contains a wealth of information on everything from networking fundamentals to security issues and FCC standards. You'll learn about business and market strategies, and how fixed wireless compares with other broadband solutions -- including fiber. Offering a mix of basic and in-depth technical information, this reference offers step-by-step details for using fixed IP wireless with virtual private networks (VPNs) and wireless LANs. Also included is a comprehensive reference of leading products and vendors, allowing you to choose the right solution to best meet your needs.
Important topics include: Common terms and acronyms for broadband fixed wireless technologies IP vs. ATM vs. Frame Relay Resolving co-channel interference Service provider offerings Common deployment scenarios Modulation schemes WLAN and IP wireless open standards comparison FCC and licensing issues Understand network and broadband fixed wireless fundamentals Learn the primary uses for fixed wireless -- including toll bypass -- and how to differentiate between other broadband methodologies Get descriptions of the more than eighteen types of wireless technologies Find out about the key winning strategies for IP wireless service providers Know how to successfully deploy a fixed wireless system Select the right modulation scheme to meet your specific requirements Secure data over wireless links and learn about core network security systems Gain insight into actualdeployments through case studies
Learn to implement fixed IP wireless with VPNs and WLANs using this hands-on reference. Recognized expert and industry guru Neil Reid will walk you through the various methods of deploying key wireless technologies, and you'll also get help selecting products by reading about the latest offerings from top vendors such as Cisco and Nortel Networks.