|About the Book|
This volume, based around four scenarios of the wireless world in 2015, has as its focus the industry (infrastructure and terminal vendors, operators, and service developers and providers) as well as on new players. The book has a broad scopeMoreThis volume, based around four scenarios of the wireless world in 2015, has as its focus the industry (infrastructure and terminal vendors, operators, and service developers and providers) as well as on new players. The book has a broad scope describing societal trends as well as changes in user behaviour, technology and industry. educational centre formed by the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in co-operation with industry, and therefore offers an experienced and thorough approach to the subject. It combines comprehensive scenarios on possible futures and the challenges facing industry. The focus is upon the implications for industry related to the varying scenarios and statistics and figures to support claims. Through its global approach the intention is to suggest a different way of thinking when preparing for the future. Simple predictions and market analysis are not enough - making scenarios is a better way for actors to prepare for what the future might hold. example of how to make scenarios. It describes the long-term development in the four scenarios, and also discusses more short-term issues, for example the challenges for industry. It acknowledges that important areas for technological research are including a number of critical challenges facing the industry: the high cost for infrastructure, the slow-spectrum release, the stampeding system complexity, radiation, battery capacity, and the threat of a disruptive market change facing the telecommunications industry. Moreover, the book covers developments from around the world. industries, such as operators, vendors, service providers, middle and top management, business developers, strategists, analysts, technology managers and entrepreneurs, as well as professionals within the financial industry, venture capitalists, analysts, consultancies management consultants, education, analysts and journalists.