Wireless technology and handheld devices are dramatically changing the degrees of interaction throughout the world, further creating a ubiquitous network society. The emergence of advanced wireless telecommunication technologies and devices in todayas society has increased accuracy and access rate, all of which are increasingly essential as the volume of information handled by users expands at an accelerated pace. The requirement for mobility leads to increasing pressure for applications and wireless systems to revolve around the concept of continuous communication with anyone, anywhere, and anytime. With the wireless technology and devices come ?exibility in network design and quicker deployment time. Over the past decades, numerous wireless telecommu- cation topics have received increasing attention from industry professionals, a- demics, and government agencies. Among these topics are the wireless Internet; multimedia; 3G/4G wireless networks and systems; mobile and wireless network security; wireless network modeling, algorithms, and simulation; satellite based s- tems; 802.11x; RFID; and broadband wireless access.Sky Global Networks has approximately a 21% equity interest in Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. In July 2000, Gemstar International Group Limited and TV Guide, ... capability to deliver high definition local channels to about half of American households. ... of the remaining 18% interest in Fox Entertainment Group and took full ownership of Fox Sports Networks Ohio and Fox Sports Networks Florida.
|Author||:||Steven Powell, J.P. Shim|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-08-11|