Unformatted text preview: 3. Wires and Waves: the age of instant communication 4. Mobile telephony on the eve of Cellular 5. Technology, Economics and Politics: the long road to cellular 6. Frequency and the cost of coverage 7. Channels and the cost of spectrum 8. Digital communications and the cost of bits 9. Conﬂicting standards; new regulatory strategies 10. Unlicensed spectrum; cordless telephones and WiFi 11. 3G and Infostations 12. Assets, proﬁts and stock price: how companies keep score 13. Case studies in strategy: One-2-One, Nextel, CDMA v TDMA, AT&T, Iridium, 3G Course Requirements : Homework (20%), Midterm Exam (40%) & Final Project (40%) Reference Material : 1. Notes/Handouts will be given each lecture 2. Assorted reading material will be posted on the course website: www.winlab.rutgers.edu/ ˜ narayan/Course/Wireless Revolution/ 301 .html 1 Please use the subject heading “Wireless Course” in all emails 1...
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- Spring '11
- Narayan B. Mandayam, wireless business strategy, WINLAB Technology Center