The Internet has become the main network technology supporting communications and Web services in all areas of our society. In order to perform this role efficiently, a fundamental redesign of the Internet architecture is being discussed. In particular, mobile devices and wireless access networks will constitute an important part of the Internet infrastructure. Based on a general discussion of requirements, this article focuses on the challenges of a next generation mobile Internet and discusses research approaches for mobility, addressing, heterogeneous access, and service platforms.
it - Information Technology is a strictly peer-reviewed scientific journal. It is the oldest German journal in the field of information technology. Today, the major aim of it - Information Technology is highlighting issues on ongoing newsworthy areas in information technology and informatics and their application. It aims at presenting the topics with a holistic view.