The Portable Internet
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The Portable Internet

This report, the sixth in the ITU Internet Report series, analyses the impact and potential of the portable Internet on the changing wireless landscape. In its analysis, the report aims to cover a complete range of aspects, including technologies (e.g. Wi-Fi, WiMAX, UWB and IMT-2000), market trends (e.g. convergence, pricing strategies), policy and regulatory issues (e.g. spectrum policy, competition policy), tools for bridging the digital divide (e.g. success stories and country case studies) and choices for society, including future scenarios and societal implications of technologies.

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In the past century, the term “wired” has taken on the meaning of feverishly excited. However, much of the recent feverish excitement over Internet access has centred on “wireless” technologies. Existing and evolving wireless technologies and standards are expanding the places where we can have access to the Internet and other information networks..