The Business of Broadband: Access and Applications

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International Engineering Consortium
Intl. Engineering Consortiu, 2003 - Business & Economics - 382 pages
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This report addresses issues related to delivering products and services over broadband, including the technical and business challenges of providing multimedia entertainment, video and other services on demand, interactive television, the wireless Web, videoconferencing, telemedicine, and more. The report also considers the current and potential markets for such applications, the business models providers that can adopt, and pricing and fee structures, while focusing on those applications and on the business models that will make them available and profitable.
 

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Contents

A
1
Ethernet
8
An Infrastructure with Broad Potential
15
Digital Copper for Delivering Converged Services
23
B Wireless Broadband
33
Services and Challenges
41
How Multiple Antenna Techniques
47
Wireless LANs
57
More Than Just Home Networking
205
The Technology Has Been DeliveredIts Time to Build Applications
217
A Business Case for Telcos
229
Challenges and Issues of Profitability
239
Redundant Schemes Help Secure Multimedia Transactions and Activity
245
The Business of Broadband
255
Dhameja Sandeep 57
259
A User Perspective
265

Opportunities and Challenges for Mobile Network Operators
63
The Smart EthernetBased Broadband Access Network
71
Many Services One Network
79
E Operations OSSs and Quality of Service
89
QoS Architectures in Broadband Networking
97
Subscriber Provisioning for Broadband Networks
105
Delivering on the Promise of Bandwidth on Demand
113
Broadband Applications
131
TV and Video Distribution with VDSL
143
David Benini Editor Director Product Marketing Aware Inc
161
Market Opportunities for Business Broadband Services
183
Web Services and the Business of Broadband
189
Wheres the Content?
279
Converting Bandwidth to Profitable Services
285
Consumer Price Points for VideoonDemand Services
291
HighRevenue Managed Data Services for Enterprise Customers
297
ILEC Strategies for Revenue Growth
305
Be a VSP
313
Solve Functional Needs First to Ensure the Success of Enhanced Broadband Services
321
Delivering Profitable Broadband Applications
327
Who Can Afford to Give Away Broadband Services?
335
Moving Broadband to Mass Adoption
347
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