A National Wireless Network for HEI. Glenn Wearen Terena TF-Mobility Meeting Dec’08. . Agenda. Campus networks trends Wireless strategy Tender for national mobile broadband service Statistics on NMBS use. Campus Networks are Changing. On Campus
Terena TF-Mobility Meeting Dec’08.
Sources WINLAB, Telegeography 2007, Mike Norris, Comreg & Fred Clarke UCD
13 Candidate Solutions Initially Considered
5 Candidate Solutions Investigated in detail
Overwhelming agreement - extend campus cloud your network in 2010?
Quality of Service
Ease of use
Ease of delivery
Inability to fund infrastructure from existing HEI fundsStrategy Findings
Campuses did not favour any particular technology over another, provided the key objectives were met.
Strategy could be delivered in phases.Define the Strategy
Phase 1 - Mid 2008 - 2010
Bridge to Phase 2
Phase 2 - 2010 - 2013
Insight into carriers view of mobile broadband
iPlayer type traffic
Social networking applications on devices can lead to long term customer relationship
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