In the current essay we will analyze the Wireless Telecom industry in terms of general environment, task environment, and we will provide a general discussion on the impact of the environment on the organization within the industry. We will review the importance of the wireless technologies and why they are in high demand. Wireless technologies are becoming more and more popular, and the companies are trying to satisfy the needs of people.
Wireless Technology represents the Division of Information Technologies, are used to transmit information to the distance between two or more points, without requiring the connection of wires. For information transmission can be used infrared radiation, radio waves, optical or laser. Currently, there are many wireless technologies, most commonly known to users on their marketing names, such as Wi-Fi, WiMAX, and Bluetooth. Each technology has certain characteristics that define its scope.
As a fact, there are different approaches to the classification of wireless technologies. By Range there are: Wireless personal area networks (WPAN – Wireless Personal Area Networks). Examples of technology – is the Bluetooth. Wireless local area networks (WLAN – Wireless Local Area Networks). Examples of technologies – is a Wi-Fi. Wireless network size of the city (WMAN – Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks). Examples of technologies – is the WiMAX. In topology: Point-to-point and Point-to-multipoint. By Application: Corporate (departmental) wireless network – created by companies for their own needs. Operator’s wireless network – is created by telecommunications operators for the paid service. Brief, but succinct way of classification can be displayed simultaneously the two most important characteristics of wireless technologies on two axes: the maximum data transmission speed and maximum distance.
The forces will be changing over the next three years, as there will be new trends and opportunities offered by the companies that will attract users’ attention. The population will be also aging and will be more literate and interested in technologies. There will be a tendency to provide free wireless technologies in the trade centers, cafes, restaurants and airports. As well, in schools, universities and malls all over the world. Tourism has become extremely popular and people want to have opportunities to stay connected for free all the time in any place of the world. That is why, the major wireless providers AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile will be aimed at offering people the most demanded services and to be the best in this service. This way the popularity of the services will grow and more and more people will have the access to the internet.
In the modern world exist the newest technologies, but in some countries of the world people do not even know what internet is. Wireless technologies are unknown there. So, it depends on the environment- where there is a demand and perspectives- there the technologies are being actively developed. Suppliers decide the best place and perspectives for their services.
The major wireless providers in the world are AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile.
AT & T Inc – is one of the largest U.S. telecommunications companies. It is the largest provider of both local and long distance telephone service in the U.S., as well as one of the largest providers of wireless services in the U.S. (85.1 million users).Total number of clients AT & T is more than 150 million people. Headquarters – is in Dallas, Texas, according to AT&T (2011).
Verizon Wireless – is the second largest cellular operator subscribers in the U.S. As of April 2006, the size of subscriber base stood at 56.7 million customers and coverage is the widest in the cellular market the United States. Recorded in New Jersey, the company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group, with the distribution of shares in the share capital of 55% and 45% respectively, according to Verizon Wireless (2011).
T-Mobile – is a group of companies working in the field of mobile communication, which is owned by German telecommunications holding company Deutsche Telekom. These companies operate GSM-networks in Europe and the U.S. its office, it pre-sold AT & T for $ 39 billion. The letter “T” is a part of the word “Telekom”. In many parts of Deutsche Telekom names begin with “T-“.
Also, T-Mobile has its share of ownership in several Eastern European mobile operators. In general, T-Mobile is now about 109 million subscribers, making it the 4th largest mobile operator in the world, according to T-Mobile (2011). In March 2011 Deutsche Telekom Holding signed an agreement jointly with AT & T, whereby the latter becomes T-Mobile USA for $ 39 billion, the combined subscriber base of the operator will be 130 million and will be the largest in the U.S. market.
All in all, it can be said that wireless technologies nowadays are in a great demand and people all over the world need constant connection to the internet in order to be able to work, entertain and stay connected. Wireless technologies are very perspective and give people a wide range of possibilities.