Using a reader-friendly approach that minimizes industry jargon wherever possible, the book Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence clearly explains the business, regulatory, and technology issues of the future market for wireless services, covering:
• Broadband and the information society
• Drivers of broadband consumption
• Global wireless market analysis
• Broadband IP core networks
• Convergence finally arrives
• Contention and conflict: regulatory, political, financial, and standards
Who are the authors? Vern Fotheringham and Chetan Sharma! Check out some blogs and websites about them or belong to them... http://www.chetansharma.com/blog/, http://www.chetansharma.com/, http://www.ee.washington.edu/research/colloquium/2007-08/VernFotheringham.html.
Chetan will be moderating a session at Tomorrow's Wireless World in the Bay Area... consisting of high-level delegation of executives from the Finnish wireless industry. The topic is "Your Wireless Future" and the participants include Centre of Wireless Communications, Codenomicon, Elektrobit, Nokia, Oulu University, Sesca Group, and VTT. Registration is at www.acteva.com/go/suomi and Use Promo Code "Sharma".
Fotheringham is the Managing Director of IP Broadband Ltd. He is also a managing member of Community Broadband, LLC a consulting firm specializing in advising municipalities on IT and telecommunications matters. Previously he was the President and CEO of ADAPTIX, Inc. a world leader in the development of next generation broadband wireless system technology. ADAPTIX, Inc. pioneered the core technology of what is now the IEEE 802.16(e) standard for OFDMA high-speed, scalable, interference immune, metropolitan area IP broadband radio systems.