Characterization and modeling of BFWA
channels in outdoor-indoor environments," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol.
This position by Ofcom is not at all surprising, given the importance of BFWA
in Europe, and is actually very good news for the U.
But will this increased targeting of cellular carriers provide a sufficient market opportunity for BFWA equipment vendors such as Aperto, Ceragon, Ensemble Communications, EMS Wireless and Interwave?
In its new report, "Wireless Backhaul 2003: Worldwide Market Opportunities in Cellular Markets," Pioneer Consulting addresses these and other issues in order to provide up-to-date assessments of the WBH market opportunity for BFWA equipment vendors in the major regions of the world.
According to Paul Kellett, Senior Director - Research of Pioneer Consulting, "While sizeable market opportunities remain for BFWA equipment manufacturers in the last mile, they are primarily longer-term in nature.
While the BFWA market has suffered somewhat, by 2005 service provider revenues from BFWA are expected to increase by 10 times its current level.
MMDS will account for the primary growth in the BFWA market as Sprint and WorldCom increase geographic coverage over the coming years.
Worldwide BFWA service provider revenues will grow to more than $3 billion in 2005.
Furthermore, the Agency views broadband fixed wireless access (BFWA
) solutions to be a significant contributing technology and specifically expects to grant spectrum of 672 MHz for BFWA