Mobile 101 – Part 1: Introduction

Welcome to our online course on mobile technology. By the end of this training, you’ll be an expert on how it came to be, how it works today, and what’s coming next.
Now chances are, you're watching this on a mobile device that's sitting in your hand

…one that has more computing power than the first spacecraft that brought man to the moon…

…on a wireless connection that can download hundreds of mp3s per minute.

Just a few years ago, the idea that billions of people around the world would have access to a high-speed network wherever they went that let them talk, text, chat, share images, get real-time directions, and even stream HD video –

all on a device that fits in their pocket –

…would sound like science fiction.

And, while every day, billions of people everywhere are discovering the endless possibilities of the next generation of mobile devices…

…connected to the next generation of high-speed mobile networks…

…very few people understand even the basics of how this technology works, or what it is capable of.

That’s what this journey is all about.

We’re going to break down the mobile technology revolution and build it from the ground up:

How it works, and What’s coming next.

From the basics – how a mobile device connects to a network , streams data, and stays connected even while moving at high speeds…

To the evolution of the connection itself: from merely sending mobile voice with 1G, all the way to mobile broadband with 3G & 4G LTE.

Why? Because with breakthrough data speeds that are improving all the time, mobile 3G & 4G LTE delivers broadband internet access while on-the-go.

And by the time we’re finished, you’ll have all the basics to answer how this happens..

Let’s get started.

Publish Date: Jul 10, 2014

Length: 1:59