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Wireless Trondheim

Wireless Trondheim is a wireless broadband provider in Trondheim and an R&D company within wireless services. In addition Wireless Trondheim collaborates with NTNU offering “Wireless Trondheim Living Lab” a citywide infrastructure laboratory for testing of new wireless products and services.

  

Relevant skills/experience/technologies:

 

As of today Wireless Trondheim network provides outdoor coverage in most of downtown Trondheim, at most cafés downtown, some malls, the railway station and several other areas of public interest. The company has coverage of approximately 500 access points. The coverage is all based on an advanced Wi-Fi platform. The platform is a well-suited for testing of new and innovative service as it supports:

  • Mobility – the user can move across all the coverage area without losing connectivity.
  • High capacity – every access point has at least 10 Mbit/s symmetric connectivity to the backhaul network offering the possibility to test high bandwidth demanding services.
  • Location information – the network gathers information about the location of the users and offers the possibility for location-aware presentation of services.

The network has about 6000 unique users a month (growing) and provides a unique test bed for new services.

Wireless Trondheim is running several R&D projects with the aim of commercialization. The first project was commercialized in 2010 and business now being handled by the subsidiary Sky Labs link.

For successfully running R&D projects Wireless Trondheim has two strategic tools:

  • User involvement using the Living Lab approach for accelerating the speed of innovation and reducing the risk. Read more about the benefits here.
  • Value chain analyses, identifying the actors in the value chain all the way from production to marketplace and how to create win-win along the whole value chain. 

Role in the project:

 

Wireless Trondheim will facilitate testing of new application and the use of “Wireless Trondheim Living Lab” as well as contribute in developing new services and building blocks for new services.

 

 

Interest in project results:

 

Wireless Trondheim is interested in the services being developed in the project and their potential for commercialisation. Wireless Trondheim also welcomes any use of “Wireless Trondheim Living Lab” as a testbed.

Published February 24, 2009

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