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Heterogeneous personal communications services: integration of PCS systems

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2 Author(s)
Yi-Bing Lin ; Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan ; Chlamtac, I.

Personal communications services (PCS) are being introduced to offer ubiquitous communication. In its first phase PCS consists of a plethora of systems that address cellular, vehicular, cordless phone, and a variety of other services. The integration of these different systems is referred to as “heterogeneous PCS (HPCS)”. We describe the various PCS systems available and address in detail the issue of PCS systems integration. Key implementation issues for integrating PCS systems are defined and discussed

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Communications Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:34 ,  Issue: 9 )