Dedicated Backhaul

Marek, Sue
May 2006
Wireless Week;5/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the efforts of vendors to help operators backhaul the traffic being created by data services in the U.S. as of May 15, 2006. A combination of wireless radio links and fiber-optic connections to backhaul wireless traffic from the cell site to the switch is being used by the cellular backhaul network of FiberTower. David Leeds, co-founder and vice-president of sales at FiberTower, stated that the company is evaluating the market to quickly deploy its network to a committed customer. Balaji Ramarao, senior executive for North American Network Solutions Group at Accenture, says that they are looking for alternatives on the backhaul network.


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