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Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence [Hardcover]

Vern Fotheringham , Chetan Sharma

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Nov. 3 2008 0470227621 978-0470227626
Wireless Broadband utilizes a reader-friendly approach to clearly explain the business, regulatory, and technology issues of the future market for wireless services. It covers broadband and the information society; drivers of broadband consumption; global wireless market analysis; broadband IP core networks; convergence; and contention and conflict. Complemented with more than eighty illustrations, this book provides unparalleled insight into the emerging technologies, service delivery options, applications, and digital content that will influence and shape the next phase of the wireless revolution.

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"[The authors] provide an interesting historical perspective of the telecoms industry looking at how it has developed since the break-up of the Bell monopoly in 1956 … .An extremely informative, insightful and thought-provoking volume." (Engineering and Technology, February 2009)

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"This is as comprehensive a book on wireless broadband as I have seen. The authors address the most important issues facing the players in the wireless ecosystem in great detail and provide a very thoughtful analysis."
—Steve Elfman, President, Sprint Nextel

"An insightful book that takes a refreshing multidimensional approach to the wireless broadband industry."
—Dr. Hyun-Oh Yoo, former CEO, SK Communications, CEO, SKT Holdings America

"Comprehensive and insightful coverage of the complex factors affecting the growth of the wireless broadband industry."
—Dr. Nitin J. Shah, Cofounder, Personal Broadband Industry Association

"This book accurately captures both the historical and holistic perspectives on key market forces at work and their interactions that will lead to fulfilling the broadband connectivity requirements of the market."
—Umesh Amin, President, Wireless, Intellectual Ventures

"The authors combine their considerable background and foresight to create a thought-provoking piece that provides both historical perspective and insight for the future."
—Brooks Harlow, Partner, Miller Nash LLP

"A well-written book, a great discussion of recent history, and provides insight into the complexity of what's to come."
—Dr. C. R. (Rick) Baugh, IEEE Fellow

"This book is a great overview of the issues relating to our industry and should be of significant value to readers who are curious about how we got where we are, and the lessons we should have learned along the way as an industry whose fate was and is tied so closely to the risk capital market."
—Bill Rouhana, former CEO and Chairman, Winstar

Utilizing a reader-friendly approach that minimizes industry jargon wherever possible, Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence clearly explains the business, regulatory, and technology issues of the future market for wireless services.

The book covers:

  • Broadband and the information society

  • Drivers of broadband consumption

  • Global wireless market analysis

  • Broadband IP core networks

  • Convergence finally arrives

  • Contention and conflict: regulatory, political, financial, and standards

Complemented with more than eighty illustrations, this book provides unparalleled insight into the emerging technologies, service delivery options, applications, and digital content that will influence and shape the next phase of the wireless revolution.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Insiders view Jan. 31 2013
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This book was published in 2008, Vern has always been ahead of the market by several years, this book is relevant today more so then when it was written. This book is an insiders view of the wireless market with many money making ideas available to the entrepreneur that can get funding in the current climate.

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