Introduction

The massive growth of Internet traffic and the simultaneous increase in computing speeds has led to a dual-state of high-speed networks in the core of the Internet, as well as high-speed desktop computers at end user premises—thus leaving a void in the access area that connects these two superfast phenomenon. This access region, popularly known as the first mile area (sometimes also called the last mile) is a market segment witnessing phenomenal growth even in bearish times. This book discusses the multiple technologies in the first mile area and showcases network solutions that help solve the first mile bottleneck. In addition to the diverse technological solutions, this book deals with business case analysis of the first mile and ...

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