Hybrid Broadband Access with IEEE 802.16e: An Economic Approach for Rural Areas

  title={Hybrid Broadband Access with IEEE 802.16e: An Economic Approach for Rural Areas},
  author={Waldemar Gerok and Simon F. Rusche and Peter Unger},
  journal={2009 IEEE Mobile WiMAX Symposium},
Today broadband internet access is often regarded as an important and strategic factor for enterprises, private households, and for the medical and the educational sector. Be-sides increased quality of life and service, the broadband internet access has a strong economical impact for the selected region, e.g. on the inducement for settlement especially for enterprises. Un-fortunately, still today there is a digital divide between urban and rural areas regarding a basic provision with broadband… CONTINUE READING
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