TITLE

More Data, More Backhaul

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brad
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;11/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need to increase backhaul capabilities as wireless carriers in the U.S. see data usage increase on their 3G networks. According to Michael Howard, a principal analyst with Infonetics Research, backhaul is not insignificant anymore, as wireless carriers globally spent $16 billion on it on 2004. He added that operators will double their backhaul spending. However, although they will spend more to upgrade their backhaul choices, they will be getting more for their money.
ACCESSION #
23056276

 

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