Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence
March 2009, Wiley-IEEE Press
List of Figures.
1 WHERE WE ARE—WIRELESS MEETS THE BROADBAND INTERNET.
2 BROADBAND AND THE INFORMATION SOCIETY.
3 GLOBAL WIRELESS MARKET ANALYSIS.
4 THE VIRTUAL DISPLACES THE PHYSICAL.
5 CONVERGENCE FINALLY ARRIVES.
6 DRIVERS OF BROADBAND CONSUMPTION.
7 THE EMERGING INFLUENCE OF THE COMPUTER INDUSTRY.
8 ALWAYS BEST CONNECTED.
9 BROADBAND IP CORE NETWORKS.
10 WIDEBAND 3G TO BROADBAND 4G—COLLISION AND CONVERGENCE OF STANDARDS.
11 RADIO TECHNOLOGY—MOVING THE GOAL POSTS.
12 CONTENTION AND CONFLICT—REGULATORY, POLITICAL, FINANCIAL, AND STANDARDS BATTLES.
A WIRELESS BROADBAND GLOSSARY.
B A SCENARIO OF A BROADBAND WIRELESS CUSTOMER,CIRCA 2012.
C SPECTRUM TABLES—WIRELESS BROADBAND.
About the Authors.
Vern Fotheringham is the Managing Director of IP Broadband Ltd and is an internationally recognized leader and entrepreneur in wireless broadband communications. He is widely credited with launching several landmark broadband ventures worldwide.
Chetan Sharma is President of Chetan Sharma Consulting and a leading strategist in the wireless industry. He has served as an advisor to senior executive management of several Fortune 100 companies in the wireless space and has authored five books.