18 October 2001 Last-mile alternatives: the case for fixed wireless
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Proceedings Volume 4586, Wireless and Mobile Communications; (2001) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.445246
Event: Asia-Pacific Optical and Wireless Communications Conference and Exhibit, 2001, Beijing, China
Abstract
A major challenge in the Asia —Pacificregion, and in every region ofthe world, is satisfying the needs of business, government, and education for high-speed Internet and data access. National telephone companies cannot readily provide the services because their local access infrastructures were engineered for voice, not high-speed data. The "local loop bottleneck" between the customers and the telephone company's switching centers must be replaced to allow high-speed access into the fiber optic Wide Area Network backbone. Fixed broadband wireless access is the logical solution, as P-Com is successfully demonstrating in a number of provinces in China, and in other Asia —Pacific regions and other nations throughout the world.
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Phillip R. Evans, Phillip R. Evans, "Last-mile alternatives: the case for fixed wireless", Proc. SPIE 4586, Wireless and Mobile Communications, (18 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445246; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.445246
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