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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780133085563ISBN-10 0133085562
Print: 
ISBN-10 0137058918ISBN-13 9780137058914
Author(s): Annabel Z. Dodd
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 600
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Now completely updated for the industry's newest trends, The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, 5/e is the world's #1 non-technical guide to today's fast-changing telecommunications industry. Long-time consultant Annabel Z. Dodd reflects every important new trend and emerging technology, from cloud services to social networks, mobile video to telepresence. Now a faster read with a more attractive design, this edition reveals how the telecom market has evolved from a low-margin "commodity" business to a higher-margin customer-oriented services business targeting key verticals from finance to healthcare.  This edition focuses far more heavily on mobile and wireless networks, infrastructure to support soaring video requirements; as well as crucial industry developments throughout Asia, China, India, Africa, and Latin America.

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