Cellular and PCS/PCN Telephones and Systems explains the different types of and digital cellular and PCS/PCN telecommunications systems. This book includes an overview of different analog and digital mobile communications technologies. Analog cellular technologies covered include AMPS, TACS, NMT-450, NMT-900, CNET, RC2000, NTT and others. Digital cellular and PCS/PCN technologies explained in detail include IS-136 TDMA, IS-95 CDMA and Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM). Included are dedicated chapters on mobile telephone and network equipment design and manufacturing processes. A chapter is dedicated to providing hard to find economic information on cellular telephone and network equipment and operational costs. The different types of advanced services such as new broadcast and multicast services are described. Industry acronyms and terms are contained in appendixes along with a listing of the types of systems used by each country around the world. Since the first edition of this book in 1996, new technologies and features have been added. This edition has been updated to include information on the 3rd Generation cellular technologies, along with the latest product development and manufacturing processes. This book contains chapters that cover analog cellular, IS-136 TDMA, IS-95 CDMA, Global System for Mobile Communications and integrated Digital Enhanced Network (iDEN) technology. The technologies are described in detail using over 160 diagrams.