Jorge Infante

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— This paper describes the implementation and deployment of a novel architecture for a metropolitan open wireless access network, shared among different service providers. A layered model that differentiates four different actors (user, Wireless Island, Neutral Operator and Service Provider) is introduced , and the mechanism to allow Service Provider(More)
This paper introduces a micropayment mechanism suitable for Wireless Internet Access Providers. It is proposed that the users obtain the credentials that allow them to surf the web after sending a Premium-rated SMS, thus avoiding a direct payment relationship between the user and the WISP. Mobile users are familiar with Premium SMS and consider them a(More)
The stunning growth of WiFi networks, together with the spreading of mobile telephony and the increasing use of Voice over IP (VoIP) on top of Internet, pose relevant questions on the application of WiFi networks to support VoIP services that could be used as a complement and/or competition to the 2G/3G cellular networks. Voice has been, is, and will surely(More)
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