Cable Could Haul Wireless Calls

Stump, Matt
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/15/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p29
Focuses on the interest of cable providers in using the fiber optic technology they have deployed to transport cellular telephone traffic from cell towers to regional aggregation points on a carrier's wireless network according to Michael Collette, president of Narad Networks. Comments from Ken Rehden, an analyst with Current Analysis, on the fundamental change in the data services being offered by mobile carriers; Suggestion from Collette on using the Narad technology for cellular backhaul services and high-speed data services to businesses; Estimated cost to run fiber directly to a cell tower according to Collette.


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