Title: Building a wireless network infrastructure under budget constraints

Authors: Richard A. McMahon, Peter D. DeVries, P. Pete Chong

Addresses: Department of Finance, Accounting, and CIS, School of Business, University of Houston-Downtown, One Main Street, Houston, TX 77002, USA. ' Department of Finance, Accounting, and CIS, School of Business, University of Houston-Downtown, One Main Street, Houston, TX 77002, USA. ' Department of Finance, Accounting, and CIS, School of Business, University of Houston-Downtown, One Main Street, Houston, TX 77002, USA

Abstract: This paper examines wireless networking and provides a case study of a wireless network infrastructure|s development at an urban university of 11,000 students. The University of Houston – Downtown (UHD) incorporated wireless technology to help users stay connected to the school|s network for access to curricula-related products at any time and from any location.

Keywords: wireless networks; wireless network infrastructure; case study; mobile technology; urban university; curricula-related products; budget constraints; mobile communications; wireless communications; higher education; mobile learning; m-learning; e-learning.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMC.2005.007026

International Journal of Mobile Communications, 2005 Vol.3 No.4, pp.445 - 456

Available online: 04 May 2005 *

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