Wireless broadband services for suburban and rural applications from High Altitude Platforms with an economical business model design

@article{Yang2008WirelessBS,
  title={Wireless broadband services for suburban and rural applications from High Altitude Platforms with an economical business model design},
  author={Zhe Yang and Abbas Mohammed},
  journal={2008 Third International Conference on Communications and Networking in China},
  year={2008},
  pages={1034-1038}
}
In this paper, we propose to use high altitude platforms (HAPs) for providing wireless broadband communication services in suburban and rural areas, which usually require a cost-effective and economical delivery of telecommunication services. Architectures for HAP communication systems are discussed in terms of service applications and cooperation with terrestrial and satellite systems. WiMax broadband services from HAPs with a multiple antenna payload are examined in a proposed application… CONTINUE READING