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International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS)

ISSN: 2075-0161 (Print), ISSN: 2075-017X (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJMECS Vol.6, No.1, Jan. 2014

Mobile Communication Evolution

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Author(s)

Kuboye Bamidele Moses

Index Terms

Mobile computing;Mobile Communication;GSM;GPRS;EDGE;UMTS

Abstract

Presently, there is a wide establishment of mobile computing across the globe and the number of subscribers worldwide including Nigeria is on the increase every day. It started with mobile voice communication and has gradually been extended to the capability of sending and receiving data across the cellular networks. Also, the coming of this technology has changed the face of business all over the world and will soon dominate all strata of the society. Therefore, this paper is looking at the past, present and the future of this technology, the areas of applications and vectors of mobility that are likely to shape the future of the technology. The reviews of the mobile computing technology from the First generation (1G) to fourth (4G) are presented. The relationships of the generations were presented. The issues relating to the emergence of new technology are also reviewed. The interworking of the technologies and how they helped in promoting the mobile technologies were also reviewed. The deployments issues from First generation (1G) to 3G and later to 4G are presented. The paper has reviewed how each of the technology came to being and thus served as an eye opener to those people that are not acquainted with these technologies.

Cite This Paper

Kuboye Bamidele Moses,"Mobile Communication Evolution", IJMECS, vol.6, no.1, pp.25-33, 2014.DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2014.01.03

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