IS 335 Wireless LANS and Mobile Communication Systems

3 credits

Examines the concepts and implementation of wireless technologies to include the IEEE 802.11 family of wireless local area network standards, IEEE 802.16 Wi- MAX, Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS), satellite networks (GEO, MEO, LEO), microwave and laser links, and Mobile IP. In the area of Mobile Communication Systems, students will explore technologies such as the cellular communications system, General Packet Radio Services (GPRS), Global System for Mobile communication (GSM), Specialized Mobile Radio (SMR), Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service (UMTS), and 4G Wireless systems. Key security configuration procedures will be reviewed.

Prerequisite(s): IS 231.