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Our Mobile Network

Overview Introduction

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Where did it all begin (1900 to 1973)

Wireless Telephone technology has been around since
the early 1900’s
,
the first patent for issued in 1908 to Nathan
B. Stubblefield (USA)

In 1910 Lars Magnus Ericsson (founder of Ericsson) put a
telephone in his car and would stop where telephone lines were
accessible and then connect using long electric wires to the
national telephone network

In the 40’s Motorola developed a back pack
two way
radio, and then developed a hand held version about the size of
your forearm that was
used by the American military

The origin of the modern cell phone can be traced back
to the year 1973
when Motorola invented the first cellular
portable telephone, known as Motorola
DynaTAC

8000X.

Where did it all begin

Where did it all begin (1973


Today)

Martin Cooper a Motorola researcher and executive is
considered to be the inventor of this mobile phone, he made
the first cellular phone call on a hand
-
held mobile phone on
April 3, 1973 to his rival,
Dr.

Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs

The first commercial network was launched in Tokyo,
Japan in 1979
by NTT (Nippon Telegraph & Telephone
Corporation). In the early 80’s USA, UK, Canada & Mexico all
launched their own commercial networks.

As of 2009 there were approximately 4.6 billion mobile
subscribers worldwide
, that equates to 6 in 10 of the
worlds population

The world's first smartphone debuted in 1993
-

"weighing in at a little more than a pound”

As good as
fixed!!!


Rollout
starting this
year

4G (HSPA+,
LTE)

Fastest Yet!


Mobile
Broadband

3.5G
(HSPA)

Faster Again


Voice, Data
and
Video

3G (UMTS)

Enhanced 2G
-

Faster Data


Internet
Browsing

2.5G
(GPRS/EDGE)

Digital Voice
and Data


The Start of
the SMS

2G (GSM)

Early
Vodafone TAC


Voice Signal
Only

1G (Analogue)

Mobiles through the ages

Just how fast is 4G?

X 5

X 40

X 200

X 1500

X 10K


The

group

mobile

wireless

network

consists

of

1600

base

stations

and

19

switches


A

base

station

is

a

site

where

antenna

and

electronic

communications

equipment

are

placed,

usually

on

a

mast,

tower,

rooftop

or

other

high

place


Picture

a

1600

piece

jigsaw

puzzle

of

I
reland
;


Each

jigsaw

piece

represents

the

coverage

area

for

a

base

station


When

placed

together

you

make

up

the

network

coverage

map


When

you

make

a

call

or

send

a

text,

the

phone

connects

to

the

nearest

base

station


The

base

station

recognises

the

area

you

are

in

and

sends

that

information

plus

the

receiver

details

(person

you

are

trying

to

connect

with)

to

the

mobile

switching

centre


1419

2
G

sites

are

managed

by

13

switches


1450

3
G

sites

are

managed

by

6

switches


The

switch,

finds

the

receiver,

connects

the

base

stations,

the

call

completes

What is Our Wireless Network

How it works…….

What do our base stations look like?

1

2

3

4

5

What do the icons on your phone mean?


Where Can I Get More Information


(1) Meteor Website

http://www.meteor.ie/support/your_phone
/


http://www.meteor.ie/welcome
/


http://www.meteor.ie/meteor
-
bill
-
pay
-
set
-
up
-
guides
/


Where Can I Get More Information


(2) emobile Website

http://www.emobile.ie
/


1. Click on the "Help and Support" Button


Click on "Getting Started"


Watch Our Videos


Read Our FAQ's


Where Can I Get More Information


(3)
eolas

Where Can I Get More Information


(2) Comet

http
:
//comet/Technology/Our
-
Network
.
aspx


Thank you.

Slide notes also available here