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Hybrid systems using DVB-T, WLAN and FSO to connect peripheral regions with broadband Internet services

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3 Author(s)
P. Mandl ; Graz University of Technology, Institute of Broadband Communications, Austria ; P. Schrotter ; E. Leitgeb

It is a well known fact that peripheral regions lack of reasonable broadband Internet services. Landlines often are outdated or have very high attenuation. WLAN and FSO (free space optics) are license free transmission technologies and DVB-T has become a geographically widespread technology. This paper show an alternative Internet access method using WLAN and FSO systems as a data uplink and DVB-T as a downlink channel for broadband data access.

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Telecommunications, 2009. ConTEL 2009. 10th International Conference on

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8-10 June 2009