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Low Cost Broadband Wireless Access – Key Research Problems and Business Scenarios
KTH, Superseded Departments, Wireless at KTH. (Radio Communication Systems)ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4986-6123
KTH, Superseded Departments, Wireless at KTH. (Radio Communication Systems)
2004 (English)Conference paper (Refereed)
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The most prominent problem in providing any-where, anytime wideband mobile access is the towering infrastructure cost as it is basically proportional to the bandwidth provided. In this paper, we provide a simple, initial, analysis of the various infrastructure cost factors. This analysis shows that, contrary to what one may expect, the infrastructure cost is not dominated by electronic equipment, but rather by other deployment related costs (towers, wiring, building, network connections) and maintenance costs. In the paper some novel architectural approaches for future wideband mobile access focusing on these dominant cost factors are described and the related key research issues are discussed.

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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-29810OAI: diva2:398162
Int Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies (ISART)
QC 20110217Available from: 2011-02-16 Created: 2011-02-16 Last updated: 2011-02-17Bibliographically approved

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