5. Convergence Finally Arrives

  1. Vern Fotheringham and
  2. Chetan Sharma

Published Online: 7 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470381601.ch5

Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence

Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence

How to Cite

Fotheringham, V. and Sharma, C. (2008) Convergence Finally Arrives, in Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470381601.ch5

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



  • converged telecommunications network and services environment;
  • convergence finally arriving and quad-play advantage;
  • DIRECTV and EchoStar's DISH networks - top providers of pay-TV


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Quad Play: Voice, Data, Video, and Mobility

  • The Quad-Play Advantage

  • Fixed Mobile Convergence and Unlicensed Mobile Access

  • Broadband Market Overview