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Wireless Networks

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Lastly, LTE or Long term Evolution is among the newer access networks. The LTE access network is simply a network of base stations, generating a flat architecture. There is no centralized intelligent controller. The reason for distributing the intelligence amongst the base-stations in LTE is to speed up the connection set-up and reduce the time required for a handover. For an end-user the connection set-up time for a real time data session is in many cases crucial, especially in on-line gaming” . The above mentioned networks are all ways for consumers to communicate and meet their technological needs. The common denominator is accessing information faster. That’s all people want to be able to do. Faster communication is the selling product. The speed and access capabilities are the selling factors for the device that is used. Because there are so many options and so many devices to choose from the competition
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Wireless Networks 4 among competitors is very fierce. T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon are the most popular mobile communications service providers. “T-Mobile’s customer base is about 35 million. Sprint’s is 50 million. AT&T and Verizon have about double the Sprint count” . All companies are in a race to offer the fastest services on the best devices. AT&T Wireless and Verizon Wireless have teamed up with apple to offer what has now become the most popular phone, the iPhone. These companies “draw money from their dwindling but profitable landline businesses, as well as wireless subscriber units that also have high margins. Each can afford to pay for aggressive infrastructure expansion of 4G ultrafast wireless networks. Each easily can afford to pay Apple” .
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