[LINK] Work on Next Generation Wireless in Canberra
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Wed Nov 24 10:19:34 AEDT 2010
At 09:24 AM 24/11/2010, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
>In other words, the blurring of the distinction in future will mean that
>"fixed" and "mobile" refers only to deployment decisions - is the base
>station communicating with devices that move around, or not?
Does the old terminology of point-to-point or point-to-multipoint
describe it more clearly? Line of sight also comes to mind. Maybe we
need a graphic to show the differences, along with a chart of the
variables involved, plusses and minuses.
http://www.mobilein.com/mobile_basics.htm has text descriptions of
http://www.mobilein.com/ their homepage has links to lots of
different papers on the various formats.
Here's a paper about the economics of various forms:
It includes a wireline, fixed wireless and mobile equivalence chart
for different service types: voice, data, etc.
He also talks about the universal service challenges, and ends with a
list of recommendations.
Here's a comparison service for various services in Australia.
Doesn't say how current the data is.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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