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Wireless personal communication. Challenges for a developing nation

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3 Author(s)
Lal, K.B. ; ESSAR Commvision Ltd., India ; Tulsi, A. ; Agarwal, D.

This paper describes the challenges to a developing nation in providing wireless personal communication. It deals with various technologies that are available for implementing such services, the path that the operators in other developed countries have taken, current scenario in developing nations and associated challenges. It also deals with possible ways in which a developing nation can evolve its network wherein it is able to provide wireless personal communication services. Provision of intelligent value added services can only be done with the help of a sophisticated telecommunication infrastructure. The legacy systems in most developing nations are old and inflexible. Further, an enormous amount of funds are required to replace and expand this infrastructure. This paper discusses some of these aspects

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Personal Wireless Communications, 1996., IEEE International Conference on

Date of Conference:

19-21 Feb 1996