Telecommunication Network & Service Planning
Date/Time: Wednesday 10:00-11:30
Room: Le Pavillon
Chair: Sumit Dutta Chowdhury
Chair Address: Carnegie Mellon Univ., HbH 237, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 ,
Selection of Local Access Technologies: A Detailed Process Scott Parrish --- US West Advanced Tech., 4001 Discovery Dr., Boulder, CO 80303 , (email@example.com)
- We look at a detailed and complex process for selecting local access technologies from the point of view of the service provider. Technology selection is modeled as a business process where you take into account the market demand for services, corporate strategies, corresponding economics of the technologies and the technical constraints imposed by the technology itself.
Modeling New Telecommunications Services Payback Carl Podlesny --- Scientific Atlanta, Strategic Mktg., Broadband Comm. Group, Norcross, GA , (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Estimating the economics of new service introductions is very important to any telecommunications service provider and OEM system developer/equipment manufacturer. We focus on a new modeling approach for analyzing the impact and interactions of the various complex factors that drive the profit or loss of new service introduction using different service distribution strategies.
Access Technology Selection & Planning: Models & Related Issues Sumit Dutta Chowdhury, Ramayya Krishnan, Rema Padman --- Carnegie Mellon Univ., HbH 237, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 ,
- We look at various models proposed in the literature and in industry for technology selection and subsequent use of the knowledge in actual planning and capital budgeting in a telecommunications service provider. We also look at how issues such as data integrity and demand forecasting affect the selection process and reasons for the current inability of the industry to deal with them...