Broadband Services, Applications, and Networks: Enabling Technologies and Business Models

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International Engineering Consortium
Intl. Engineering Consortiu, Dec 1, 2002 - Business & Economics - 632 pages
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Focusing on the most promising broadband applications and services and the business strategies that are most viable to ensure favorable return on investment, this report is authored by industry professionals and examines the current and potential markets for a range of broadband applications and services and offers business strategies that providers can adopt to help ensure profitability. Detailed case studies from service providers around the world also provide invaluable insights into the challenges and opportunities present in today's global broadband industry. This report is an important resource for any communications company that hopes to profit from the evolutions in broadband applications and services.
 

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Contents

Allimatti Shankar 505
1
Assessment of Market Drivers
9
Always Connected
15
Converging the Services and Networks with MPLSBased Broadband Access Networks
23
Is Speed Killing Customer Satisfaction?
31
Successfully Managing Assets in a Broadband Environment
41
Increasing Broadband Access in Egypt
57
Business Challenges in Broadband Access
63
Optical Ethernet Virtual Private Line Services
285
The Key to Ubiquitous Metro Ethernet Services
303
Broadband Applications and Services
309
IP Innovation for Broadband Services
321
Customer Application Throughput Realities on Todays HighBandwidth Networks
327
Providing a Complete Set of Communication Services over Telephone Lines
335
Challenges and Opportunities
351
Video over IP DSL in EMEA
359

An Infra and ExtraStructure Review
75
Making Broadband a MassMarket Reality in Germany
87
A Case Report on Hollywoods Role in Increasing Network Capacity
93
Managing Broadband Technologies to Drive ServiceProvider Profitability
103
Working Together for a Broadband Future
113
An Integration Framework for NextGeneration Service Providers
119
Winning the Broadband Race
129
The Gating System Event to Broadband Utilization
137
Life in a World of Ubiquitous Computing
143
Broadband Access
151
What to Look for Where to Look for It
159
DSL Video and the Truck Roll
173
A Business Case for DSL Deployments
185
B Wireless
193
Just How Hot Are Wireless Hotspot Business Models?
207
New Broadband Wireless Opportunities for Municipalities
219
Broadband Wireless Access and SpectrumEfficient Technology
233
RFFiber Extension for Wireless Base Stations
245
Ethernet
269
Korea Telecoms Project Ntopia
277
Could It Be Plain Old Voice?
369
Open Architectures for the Delivery of New Rich Broadband Services
379
Delivery of NextGeneration Broadband Applications
389
The Promise and Peril of Residential Broadband Applications and Services
395
MediaRich BroadbandEnabled eLearning
403
VideoBased Applications over DSL Networks
411
Delivering Broadband Applications over a Legacy POTS
437
Aggressive ModelDriven Development of Broadband Applications
445
Enabling True Multiservice Networks
455
The Voice Peering Fabric
473
Delivering TVBased Services Using a Combination of Traditional Broadcast Infrastructure
481
Taking IPTV from Head End to Home
491
Operations Security and Quality of Service
505
Putting Productivity Back into the Network
513
Avoid the BestofBreed OSS Dilemma for Broadband Applications
521
A QoS Framework for Multimedia Applications in a Mobile Ad Hoc Network
537
EndUser Security for Broadband Providers
553
Why Use FDR or TDR Measurement Techniques
559
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