Infostations: A New Design for Wireless Computing. Christopher Crammond Charuhas Pandit Yaling Yang. Computing Trends. 1980s. Desktop. 1990s. Laptop. Network. 200?. Wireless. The Downfall of 3G. 3G clearly addresses the issue of increased data rate. What about ... System Asymmetry
3G wastes bandwidth
3G is expensive
Lower Transmit Power
Lower cost per bit
u=(0...0.0004), R=500, E[V]=2.5, m=2e6, lu=0.01
ATM or Frame Relay
Example: A map service for vehicles on a highway.