Wireless coverage types
Base: Good coverage, some dark spots
Seamless data: Stable data stream while moving
Seamless data and voice: Stable voice and data streams while moving
Geo-location (within 5-8 ft/1.5-2.5 m): Ability to identify customer location. Includes seamless data and voice
Types of usage
Basic Web: Browsing and email, limited multimedia
Typical streaming: Browsing and moderate multimedia use (e.g., YouTube)
Heavy media: Full video-streaming services
1st year's bandwidth expense
Full cost of bandwidth. Cost will vary by location and other factors (e.g., degree of rurality, local provider, and bandwidth and technology already in place).
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