Chapter 11. Money Patterns in Cellular Networks: The ‘hockey stick’ Curves

  1. Tomi T. Ahonen

Published Online: 21 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470855126.ch11

m-Profits: Making Money from 3G Services

m-Profits: Making Money from 3G Services

How to Cite

Ahonen, T. T. (2006) Money Patterns in Cellular Networks: The ‘hockey stick’ Curves, in m-Profits: Making Money from 3G Services, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470855126.ch11

Author Information

  1. Independent Consultant, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470847756

Online ISBN: 9780470855126

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Keywords:

  • traffic patterns in cellular networks;
  • ‘hockey sticks’ theory;
  • cellular networks – Reachability;
  • mobile messaging;
  • ‘Window of Worry’;
  • Double Hockey Sticks theory;
  • GSM business cases

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cellular is a distorted case of Metcalfe's Law

  • Phenomenon of Reachability

  • Reachability

  • Service usage pattern: hockey stick curve

  • Network build-up pattern

  • Double Hockey Sticks

  • Borderline