1. Where We are: Wireless Meets the Broadband Internet

  1. Vern Fotheringham and
  2. Chetan Sharma

Published Online: 7 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470381601.ch1

Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence

Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence

How to Cite

Fotheringham, V. and Sharma, C. (2008) Where We are: Wireless Meets the Broadband Internet, in Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470381601.ch1

Author Information

  1. Friday Harbor, Washington State, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470227626

Online ISBN: 9780470381601

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Keywords:

  • wireless meeting broadband internet and telecom oligopoly reintegration;
  • telecom industry disassembling and reassembling and collapse of monopolies and competition;
  • pending deployment of mobile WiMAX overlay networks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Where We Are

  • How We Got Here: Reintegration of the Telecom Oligopoly and Cracks in the Walled Gardens

  • Flexibility Comes to Wireless Spectrum

  • The Wireless Technology Diaspora

  • Cellular Carriers: Stuck on Stickiness

  • Managed Network Services: The Outsourced Network

  • Enhanced Broadband Voice

  • Fixed Mobile Convergence

  • Boundary Blurring

  • References