Delivering Next-Generation Broadband Internet Access To Australia: Integration Of Broadband Optical And Wireless Networks

Grant number: DP0987767 | Funding period: 2009 - 2014

Completed

Abstract

Provision of broadband services is a high priority for the Australian government as evidenced by a range of initiatives costing more than $4 billion. Especially, the integration of optical and wireless broadband access will potentially provide inexpensive and efficient solutions to customers. Building on the strength of existing photonics and wireless industries in Australia, direct and indirect outcomes of this project can lead to new business opportunities and will further strengthen the growing local telecommunication industries. It is also anticipated that national and international collaboration will generate further research activities and significantly enhance the existing reputat..

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