Service Provider Wi-Fi Services Over Residential Architectures
draft-gundavelli-v6ops-community-wifi-svcs-06

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Abstract

The tremendous growth in Wi-Fi technology adoption over the last decade has met the ultimate possible goal of 100% adoption rate. All most every new mobile device is now equipped with IEEE 802.11-based wireless interface and with pre-configured policy to prefer Wi-Fi to cellular access. Matching this evolution is every service provider's desire to offer Wi-Fi based broadband services; a new business opportunity even for fixed line operators. Operators are exploring options to monetize their existing networks, most with nation-wide footprint, to build a high-speed Wi-Fi service that can be the basis for offering new wireless broadband services. This document identifies the requirements for supporting these new Wi-Fi community services and the mobility tools which have been standardized in IETF that can be used for enabling these architectures.

Authors

Sri Gundavelli (sgundave@cisco.com)
Mark Grayson (mgrayson@cisco.com)
Pierrick Seite (pierrick.seite@orange-ftgroup.com)
Yiu Lee (yiu_lee@cable.comcast.com)

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