Week 4 Assignment
Assignment 2:4G Wireless Networks Due Week 4 and worth 75 points The
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The 3rd Generation
Partnership Project (3GPP) developed the 3GPP Long-Term Evolution (LTE)
standard for wireless communications technology. It is regarded as an evolution
of the Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM), the Universal Mobile
Telecommunications Systems (UMTS), and other standards. It is also known as the
4G LTE. The competition among the carriers to support 4G LTE networks has been
very fierce as evidenced by TV commercials targeting smartphone users. Many
smartphones run on 3G networks.
Write a four to five (4-5) pagepaper in which you:
contrast 3G wireless networks to 4G networks in terms of:
between the 4G LTE, 4G WiMax, and 4G WiBro networks based on:
10. Service availability
11. Identify why the competition between the 4G LTE
carriers has been so fierce and describe the benefits of this competition to
12. In January 2012, Verizon stated that 4G LTE is
available in 190 cities covering 200 million American subscribers. According to
AT&T’s Website, they had plans for covering 20 million Americans in 15
markets by end of 2011. Conclude why Verizon is able to cover more markets than
13. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this
assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality
resources. You may use the resources above or others of your choosing.
Your assignment must follow
these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double
spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format.
Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover
page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the
professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the
reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning
outcomes associated with this assignment are:
contrast the strategic and operational use of data management systems.
Describe the use
of network management, Web, wireless, and mobility technologies.
and information resources to research issues in information systems and
and concisely about topics related to information systems for decision making
using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.
Grading for this assignment
will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language
and writing skills.