An Investigation of the Business Model in Karlskrona Municipal Wireless Network in Sweden

Document type: Conference Papers
Peer reviewed: Yes
Author(s): Zhe Yang, Saltanat Kamit, Abbas Mohammed, Peter Larson
Title: An Investigation of the Business Model in Karlskrona Municipal Wireless Network in Sweden
Conference name: 1st Workshop on Wireless Broadband Access for Communities and Rural Developing Regions - WIRELESS4D'08
Year: 2008
City: Karlstad, Sweden
Organization: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Department: School of Engineering - Dept. of Signal Processing (Sektionen för teknik – avd. för signalbehandling)
School of Engineering S- 372 25 Ronneby
+46 455 38 50 00
http://www.tek.bth.se/
Authors e-mail: zya@bth.se
Language: English
Abstract: In this paper, an investigation on an emerging operational "business model" for the municipal wireless network in the city of Karlskrona in Sweden is explored. We inquire into the association between of different actors involved in the business model implemented by Karlskrona municipality in our selected case study, and identify a number of key considerations in the business model and wireless city services for municipality when it is initializing and deploying the municipal wireless network as a business driven and public-utility driven service.
Subject: Telecommunications\General
Business Administration\Information
Business Administration\Marketing
Keywords: municipal wireless network, wireless city, business model, broadband access
Note: Details of the conference are available at http://m4d.humanit.org/. Workshop is Co-located at 1st International Conference on "M4D" - Mobile Communication Technology for Development, http://m4d.humanit.org/ December 11-12, 2008, Karlstad University, Sweden.
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