Holistic Planning &
Deployment of Wireless
       Networks
      Dana Spiegel, New York City
       Michael Maranda, Chica...
Philosophy

•   Investment in city’s future
•   Ubiquitous and affordable access
•   Replaces dial-up
•   Sustainable (not...
Internet Users


    Dial-up



                  Broadband
Not Online



              3
Internet Users



Primary
Market



          4
Strategy

• Involve community
• Include wireline plans
• Hybrid network deployment
  • backhaul
  • distribution
  • organ...
Plan

• Include low cost service level
• “Low Income Triple Play”
  • End user equipment
  • Computers
  • Training
• Part...
Business Models

•   Sponsorship – NYCwireless
•   Government owned and operated
•   Government owned, operated by contrac...
ISCWN: Holistic Planning And Deployment Of Wireless Networks (May 19 2007)
ISCWN: Holistic Planning And Deployment Of Wireless Networks (May 19 2007)
ISCWN: Holistic Planning And Deployment Of Wireless Networks (May 19 2007)
ISCWN: Holistic Planning And Deployment Of Wireless Networks (May 19 2007)
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ISCWN: Holistic Planning And Deployment Of Wireless Networks (May 19 2007)

  1. 1. Holistic Planning & Deployment of Wireless Networks Dana Spiegel, New York City Michael Maranda, Chicago Peter Fleck, Minneapolis Michael Lewis, New York City (Harlem) Robin Chase, Boston
  2. 2. Philosophy • Investment in city’s future • Ubiquitous and affordable access • Replaces dial-up • Sustainable (not free?!) • Create a marketplace, encourage competition • Digital divide is important, but not primary driver • Supplemental connectivity • “We aren’t here for the benefit of the AT&T’s of the world. They are here for our benefit. — Jim Baller ” 2
  3. 3. Internet Users Dial-up Broadband Not Online 3
  4. 4. Internet Users Primary Market 4
  5. 5. Strategy • Involve community • Include wireline plans • Hybrid network deployment • backhaul • distribution • organization • Public amenity – free in public spaces • Applications – communication, government services • Build infrastructure, let ISPs use it (common carrier) 5
  6. 6. Plan • Include low cost service level • “Low Income Triple Play” • End user equipment • Computers • Training • Partnerships with local communities and non-profits 6
  7. 7. Business Models • Sponsorship – NYCwireless • Government owned and operated • Government owned, operated by contractor • Non-profit • For-profit partnership 7

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