Residential Broadband: An Insider's Guide to the Battle for the Last Mile

Residential Broadband: An Insider's Guide to the Battle for the Last Mile

by Kim Maxwell, Kimberly Maxwell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471251651
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

KIM MAXWELL was the founder and president of two pioneering data communications companies-Racal-Vadic and Amati Communications. He is the father of the modern dial-up modem and led the successful standards battle against AT&T and others for ADSL. He was the founding chairman of the ADSL Forum and now acts as consultant and board member for several leading-edge companies in residential broadband.

Table of Contents

MOTIVATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL BROADBAND.

A Thirty-Year Synopsis.

How Broad Must Broadband Be?

NETWORKS.

A Vocabulary of Networks.

The Networking Protocol War.

Is the Internet THE NETWORK?

ACCESS NETWORKS.

Today's Networks.

The Endgame Network.

Residential Broadband Networks.

A Vocabulary of Modems.

Telephone Lines and ADSL.

CATV Lines and Cable Modems.

MARKET FOR RESIDENTIAL BROADBAND.

The Market Game's Afoot.

Professional Applications.

Entertainment Applications.

Consumer Applications.

Infrastructure and Market Timing.

The Sum of It All.

Sources and Bibliography.

Index.

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