The book provides a comprehensive support for establishing guidelines for strategic decisions regarding the development of the access network alternatives of different network operators, including incumbent telecommunication and cable operators and second operators starting from a green field situation.
Introduction. Section I: Access Network Evolution. Evolutionary paths and scenarios. Demand for new services. Access network technologies. Section II: Methodology And Tool For Techno-Economic Evalutation Of The Access Network. Modelling in TITAN. Geometric models. Model for mixed demographic structures. Component price versus time. Sensitivity analysis and risk assessment. Tool implementation. Section III: Case Studies And Application Results. Analysis of narrowband technology options. Radio in the local loop for rural and suburban areas. European multiservice access network upgrades. PNO and cable operator broadband upgrades. Analysis of video on demand and Internet access. Mixed residential and business area upgrades. Broadband upgrades in residential areas. Broadband upgrades in business areas. Risk analysis of PNO and cable operator upgrades. Summary and main conclusions.
Series: Telecommunications Technology & Applications Series
Number Of Pages: 377
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8
Weight (kg): 1.99