Maximizing the Contact Opportunity for Vehicular Internet Access

  title={Maximizing the Contact Opportunity for Vehicular Internet Access},
  author={Zizhan Zheng and Zhixue Lu and Prasun Sinha and Santosh Kumar},
  journal={2010 Proceedings IEEE INFOCOM},
With increasing popularity of media enabled hand-helds, the need for high data-rate services for mobile users is evident. Large-scale Wireless LANs (WLANs) can provide such a service, but they are expensive to deploy and maintain. Open WLAN access-points (APs), on the other hand, need no new deployments, but can offer only opportunistic services with no guarantees on short term throughput. In contrast, a carefully planned sparse deployment of roadside WiFi provides an economically scalable… CONTINUE READING
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