Martin Petheram Beyond 2010 SMART Infrastructure

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Martin Petheram Beyond 2010 SMART Infrastructure

  1. 1. Smart Infrastructure<br />Martin Petheram<br />Commercial Development and Group Marketing Director<br />
  2. 2. is a wholly owned subsidiary ofin Hong Kong<br />a Leader in Technology Innovation in Asia<br />Largest Fixed, Mobile, Broadband & Pay-TV Operator in HK<br />Competitive market 100Mbps for £25; 1Gbps for £40<br />Pioneer in IPTV ‘on-demand’ television<br />Market capitalisation of over US$ 1Bn<br />Annual revenues in excess of US$ 3Bn<br />Over 18,000 employees globally<br />Over 8,000 WiFi hotspots in city<br />UK Broadband – largest commercial holder of radio spectrum<br />
  3. 3. The role of superfast wireless...<br /><ul><li>Key Government policy objectiveand a key economic driver
  4. 4. UK #18 globally and Korea #1 (as usual)
  5. 5. Korea & Hong Kong - most advanced wireless in the world
  6. 6. Korea is a pioneer of superfast (4G) 4th Generation wireless
  7. 7. Hong Kong – hybrid ultra high concentration of WiFi
  8. 8. Two key complementary roles for superfast wireless</li></ul>Flexible offering mobility in urban areas<br />Low cost extension to fibre for rural<br />Oxford Said Business School<br />The mobile phone transformed voice services and changed our world <br />A similar opportunity now exists with data <br />
  9. 9. What is 4G wireless;what does it do?<br /><ul><li>It’s one better than 3G right?
  10. 10. First mobile technology designed from the ground up for data
  11. 11. 3G designed for voice and adapted for data
  12. 12. Fast & high capacity
  13. 13. Not new – millions of customers already in US, Korea
  14. 14. More relevant to consumers – what’s on the end of your broadband?
  15. 15. More likely to include the Digitally Excluded
  16. 16. More efficient for mobile workers – native IP, fast enough to free up remote workers
  17. 17. Morecost effective for rural – low cost per line compared to fibre
  18. 18. Similar social and economic benefits to superfast fixed – often at a lower cost</li></li></ul><li>The mobile data Tsunami<br />Cisco, VNI Mobile<br />Huge growth in demand for mobile data (75% of new contract phones are ‘smart’)<br />Existing networks not designed to meet demand – customers and media are complaining<br />Newspectrum, new technology &new infrastructure network required to meet the challenge<br />
  19. 19. New smarter infrastructure<br /><ul><li>Spectrum is like land, “they’re not making it anymore!”
  20. 20. Scarcity led to the “cell” system to enable reuse across country
  21. 21. More demand smaller cells, closer to the ground
  22. 22. In between WiFi and 3G cellular
  23. 23. For 4G we need building fronts and street furnitureinstead of rooftops or towers
  24. 24. Public sector owns or controls vast property and land assets
  25. 25. But:
  26. 26. Planning?
  27. 27. State aid?
  28. 28. Procurement?</li></li></ul><li>Key points and challenges......<br />Wireless is complementary to fixed in the new Superfast world<br />Mobile is the consumers preferred consumption method<br />Widespread consumer, social & economic benefits<br />New wireless networks are required<br />Public sector are key stakeholders but barriers exist<br />
  29. 29. Martin Petheram<br />Commercial Development and Group Marketing Director<br /> UK Broadband Limited 6 The Square Stockley Park East Uxbridge UB11 1FW <br />martin.petheram@ukbroadband.com<br />

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