Date Added: Dec 2010
A variety of broadband wireless and mobile access technologies are available which are suitable for various usages and offer different performances. One will be optimum for a given geographical situation. This papers aim is to offer the best access network available for users when and where they need it. This is not a single simplistic proposal, but a technology-agnostic strategy based on a wide choice of multi-access solutions. The radio access network is a masterpiece in the transport of ad hoc services and will demonstrate its flexibility to achieve the most stringent performance to-cost ratio objectives.