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Martin Sauter works in the telecommunication industry as a thought leader, researcher, book author and blogger and is based in Cologne. On his blog, Martin covers and comments wireless and computing topics and discusses his thoughts with a global audience. His interests are focused on mobile networks and devices, operating systems and open source software.

While studying in Ravensburg, Stuttgart and Los Angeles, Martin worked in various fields such as fuzzy logic, database application development and linking virtual and physical worlds at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Automation.

After graduation, Martin joined a start-up company as lead developer for web based telemonitoring devices. From 2000-2009, his interests lead him to Nortel's GSM/UMTS R&D team where he held positions in MSC design, wireless packet network engineering, solution consulting and new application and service concept development. In addition, he served as a representative in ETSI standardization working groups and has a number of patent applications tied to his name.

Today, Martin works for Deutsche Telekom / T-Mobile in the CTO division. The opinions on this blog are his own, however, and neither his employer nor any other party necessarily agrees with them.

Some of his free time is dedicated to lecturing, speaking at conferences and book writing. Currently the following titles are available:

‘From GSM to LTE-Advanced, An Introduction to Mobile Networks and Mobile Broadband‘, John Wiley and Sons, Second Revised Edition, 2014

In German: ‘Grundkurs Mobile Kommunikationssysteme‘, 6th Edition, Vieweg 2015

‘3G, 4G and Beyond - Bringing Networks, Devices and the Web Together‘, John Wiley and Sons, 2013

To get in contact, please send an email to gsmumts at gmx.de