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Disruptive broadband

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Presented at the Super Wi-Fi Summit in Miami, Florida February 1, 2011

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Disruptive broadband

  1. 1. A  Wireless  End-­‐Run  
  2. 2. A  Wireless  End-­‐Run   Brough  Turner   netBlazr  Inc.  
  3. 3. Middle  mile  dispari=es  •  Cost  of  “Internet  transit,”  i.e.    95th  percen=le   of  5  minute  measurements  of  actual  traffic  •  WISP  in  rural  Wisconson:    $135/Mbps/month   –  Working  on  P2P  wireless  link  to  obtain  $65/Mbps  •  WISP  in  mid-­‐state  Ohio:    $40/Mbps  •  WISP  near  Omaha,  Nebraska:    $1.85/Mbps  •  Backbone  data  center:    <  $1/Mbps  
  4. 4. “  Verizon   Cogent  $500/mo     $700/mo  1.5/1.5  Mbps   100/100  Mbps  
  5. 5. Internet  Access  –  Uncompe==ve    •  1  or  2  ver=cally  integrated  monopolies   –  Telco   –  Cableco  •  US  rela=ve  global  rank  falling  every  year  •  Public  policy  unable  to  improve  situa=on  
  6. 6. Internet  Access  –  Uncompe==ve    •  1  or  2  ver=cally  integrated  monopolies   –  Telco   –  Cableco  •  US  rela=ve  global  rank  falling  every  year  •  Public  policy  unable  to  improve  situa=on      Change  the  commercial  landscape  !  
  7. 7. netBlazr  –  Radical  Change  
  8. 8. 5  GHz,  not  TV  White  Spaces  Short  range,  high  capacity  point-­‐to-­‐point  links  •  5  GHz:    Direc=onal  antennas  fit  in  windows   –  TVWS  antennas  are  huge  •  5  GHz:    Ten  40  MHz  channels  available   –  TVWS:    just  a  few  6  MHz  channels  in  urban  areas  
  9. 9. CAPEX  per  Subscriber  Advantage   Verizon  FiOS   Comcast  BB   Clearwire  Verizon  4G  LTE   ATT  DSL   TowerStream   netBlazr    $-­‐          $100      $200      $300      $400      $500      $600      $700      $800    
  10. 10. netBlazr  Evolu=on  
  11. 11. Stage  2:  netBlazr  Coopera=ve  ISP  
  12. 12. Head  End  Breakeven  –  just  11  subs   Fiber  back-­‐haul  (Cogent)   $800   Equipment  (amor=zed  24  mos)   $100   Soiware  and  Hos=ng   $100   TOTAL   $1000    $5,000      Monthly  OPEX    $4,000      Monthly  Revenue    $3,000     11  Subs    $2,000      $1,000      $-­‐         S u b s c r i b e r s   2   4   6   8   10  12  14  16  18  20  22  24  26  28  30  32  34  36  38  40  42  44  46  48  50  
  13. 13. netBlazr  Leader  in  new  smaller  market   $10  B  Transferred   to  Customers  $12  B   $2  B  
  14. 14. Thank  You  !   Brough  Turner   brough@netBlazr.com   netBlazr  Confiden=al  

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