Goodbye Boundaries Hello Disruption: Towards Ubiquitous Wireless Broadband
To meet the market demand for new broadband services, mobile operators are building out their networks along various evolutionary paths. The 3GPP path holds promise for many cellular providers committed to the GSM family of wireless technology platforms, with a choice of upgrade roadmaps that allow carriers to add ever-faster data overlays to their existing voice infrastructure. Broadband wireless technologies will also need to provide a high degree of user personalization, along with simple, strong security for users and content providers alike. Users will want absolute control over the kinds of content and services they receive, as well as the types of social networks and other groups they participate in.