Wireless: The Road To Broadband Anywhere  Sandy Teger and David Waks Co-Founders, BroadbandHomeCentral.com FastNet Futures...
Wireless PR: Like the Parable Wi-Fi 3G 4G 802.20 802.16 NLOS LOS
Wireless Technologies: It’s Not All “Wi-Fi” <ul><li>“Wi-Fi” literally means conformance to IEEE 802.11 WLAN specifications...
Many Wireless Opportunities In the home <ul><li>Public places: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hotels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Air...
~Early 2001 <ul><li>Wireless networking – 2 Mbps in 2.4 Ghz </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HomeRF </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>802.11...
2003 <ul><li>Wi-Fi (802.11) </li></ul><ul><li>b  11 Mbps in 2.4 GHz </li></ul><ul><li>a  54 Mbps in 5 GHz </li></ul><ul><l...
Two Approaches for “Broadband Anywhere” <ul><li>“Inside out” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start with LAN technology and extend it...
Some Questions… <ul><li>Where does Wi-Fi make sense – and where not? </li></ul><ul><li>What role does “fixed” broadband wi...
Session Panel <ul><li>Wireless Hot Spots and Hot Zones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac Agan, Director Wireless Marketing,  Intel...
www.BroadbandHomeCentral.com dave @ bb-home.com sandy @ bb-home.com www.BroadbandGurus.com 18 Beaver Ridge Road, Morris Pl...
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    1. 1. Wireless: The Road To Broadband Anywhere Sandy Teger and David Waks Co-Founders, BroadbandHomeCentral.com FastNet Futures April 2, 2003 Copyright © 2003
    2. 2. Wireless PR: Like the Parable Wi-Fi 3G 4G 802.20 802.16 NLOS LOS
    3. 3. Wireless Technologies: It’s Not All “Wi-Fi” <ul><li>“Wi-Fi” literally means conformance to IEEE 802.11 WLAN specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Widely misused to mean any kind of wireless networking </li></ul>LAN MAN WAN PAN “ Wi-Fi”
    4. 4. Many Wireless Opportunities In the home <ul><li>Public places: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hotels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Airports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restaurants </li></ul></ul>Outside To the home
    5. 5. ~Early 2001 <ul><li>Wireless networking – 2 Mbps in 2.4 Ghz </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HomeRF </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>802.11 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fixed Wireless </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensed bands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proprietary technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Line of sight (LOS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outside antenna </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Truck roll installation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sprint </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MMDS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hybrid technology </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. 2003 <ul><li>Wi-Fi (802.11) </li></ul><ul><li>b 11 Mbps in 2.4 GHz </li></ul><ul><li>a 54 Mbps in 5 GHz </li></ul><ul><li>g 54 Mbps in 2.4 GHz </li></ul><ul><li>“ Fixed” Wireless </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensed / unlicensed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proprietary => 802.16 standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LOS/Non-LOS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Antenna outside/inside </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Truck roll / self-install </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many service providers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>XtraTyme (unlic.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clearwire (licensed) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Community </li></ul><ul><li>Networks” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bay Area Research Wireless Network </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Broadband Anywhere” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3G rolling out (slowly) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New technologies for ubiquitous broadband wireless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proprietary => 802.20 standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ArrayComm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IP Wireless </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Hot spots” and “hot zones” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T-Mobile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boingo </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Two Approaches for “Broadband Anywhere” <ul><li>“Inside out” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start with LAN technology and extend its reach as far as possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Hot spots” and “hot zones” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Neighborhood area networks” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Mesh networks” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“Outside in” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start with MAN technology and make it powerful enough to reach inside buildings through trees and walls </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Not “either / or” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both approaches will play a role </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Some Questions… <ul><li>Where does Wi-Fi make sense – and where not? </li></ul><ul><li>What role does “fixed” broadband wireless play? </li></ul><ul><li>Can wireless compete with wireline for BB access to the cloud in densely populated areas? </li></ul><ul><li>How important are ITU and IEEE (802.11, .16, .20) standards? </li></ul><ul><li>What role will “3G” play? </li></ul><ul><li>How will the hot spot business shake out? </li></ul>
    9. 9. Session Panel <ul><li>Wireless Hot Spots and Hot Zones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac Agan, Director Wireless Marketing, Intel </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tim Pozar, Bay Area Research Wireless Network </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Broadband Anywhere” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marc Goldburg, CTO, ArrayComm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thierry Maupile, VP Business Development, IP Wireless </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moderators – Sandy Teger, Dave Waks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-founders, BroadbandHomeCentral.com </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. www.BroadbandHomeCentral.com dave @ bb-home.com sandy @ bb-home.com www.BroadbandGurus.com 18 Beaver Ridge Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950-1901 (973) 644-4739 Fax (973) 538-6003 For More Information:
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