MAR: A Commuter Router Infrastructure for the Mobile Internet

  title={MAR: A Commuter Router Infrastructure for the Mobile Internet},
  author={Pablo Rodriguez and Rajiv Chakravorty and Julian Chesterfield and Ian Pratt and Suman Banerjee},
We introduce MAR, a commuter mobile access router infrastructure that exploits wireless diversity (e.g. channel diversity, network diversity, and technology diversity) to provide improved data performance for wireless data users. Our system design stems from the observation that rather than choosing a single wireless service provider (e.g. Sprint, AT&T, BT, Vodafone), a single technology (e.g. GPRS, UMTS, CDMA, 802.11), or a single wireless channel, users can obtain significant benefits by… CONTINUE READING
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