Written by today's leading experts in industry and academia, Wireless IP and Building the Mobile Internet is the first book to take a comprehensive look at the convergence of wireless and Internet technologies that are giving rise to the mobile wireless Internet. This cutting-edge resource provides you with an overview of all the elements required to understand and develop future IP based wireless multimedia communications and services. The book shows you how to integrate the latest technologies in mobility, wireless, and the Internet to achieve workable end-to-end solutions. You get detailed coverage of wireless IP and its relationship with other mobile technologies such as GPRS and UMTS. Moreover, this essential reference features discussions on wireless IP evolution; quality of service; resource management; TCP/IP in wireless IP networks; handoff, mobility and signaling; and services and applications. Essential reading for practicing mobile communications engineers, designers, and engineering managers, the book is also easily adoptable as a text for graduate-level courses.