Comments on Citi "Wireless Supply and Demand"

This paper calculates the capacity of wireless networks based on certain values of spectral efficiency of certain technologies. Relative to the authors' own analysis, the spectral-efficiency values used in the Citi report are incorrect to a significant degree, and hence much of the technical analysis and related conclusions are also incorrect. In particular, the bottom line conclusion that "Citi do not believe that US faces a spectrum shortage" is invalid because it is predicated on the incorrect analysis that 4G technologies have six times more capacity than they really do.

Provided by: Rysavy Research Topic: Mobility Date Added: Oct 2011 Format: PDF

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