From the Back Cover
"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.
About the Author
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.