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Business Lead Summary Statistics

BWE Business Lead Results Report (4971 Forms Filled)
Last update generated on 7/22/2014 8:00:28 AM

I. Lead Contact information can only be viewed by paid subscribers.

II. Interest level in building a broadband wireless network:

End user curious about broadband wireless technology 27 0.54%
Entrepreneur looking for a profitable turnkey system 154 3.10%
Entrepreneur looking for a profitable franchise 37 0.74%
Existing business owner looking for new revenue streams 60 1.21%
Existing ISP looking to add broadband wireless service to portfolio 18 0.36%
Existing Wireless ISP looking for the best equipment money can buy 6 0.12%
Corporate customer looking for enterprise solutions 0 0.00%
Venue/Property Managment seeking Wi-Fi indoor/outdoor hotspots 15 0.30%
Other 65 1.31%
No Response 4589 92.32%

 

III. Where would you like to build your wireless network?

a) Area to be served:

Inner City District 1171 23.56%
Metroplex 799 16.07%
Rural Area 1452 29.21%
Suburb 789 15.87%
Retail Location 180 3.62%
No Response 580 11.67%

b) Estimated Area's population:

< 5,000 0 0.00%
5,000-10,000 724 14.56%
10,000-50,000 806 16.21%
50,000-100,000 525 10.56%
100,000-500,000 474 9.54%
500K-1 million 286 5.75%
1-3 million 256 5.15%
3-6 million 136 2.74%
more than 6 million 198 3.98%
No Response 1566 31.50%

 

IV. Type and Size of Planned Network

a) What type of wireless network do you plan to build?

Wireless Internet Service Provider 235 4.73%
Indoor HotSpot 7 0.14%
Outdoor HotSpot 12 0.24%
Corporate Campus 4 0.08%
Municipal Network 18 0.36%
Point to Point Link 1 0.02%
Point to Mulitpoint Links 20 0.40%
Wireless Local Area Network 13 0.26%
Wireless Wide Area Network 38 0.76%
No Response 4623 93.00%

b) What time frame do you plan to begin network construction?

1-3 months 1982 39.87%
3-6 months 1217 24.48%
6-12 months 842 16.94%
12-24 months 278 5.59%
more than 24 months 72 1.45%
No Response 580 11.67%

c) How many new Wireless POPs or Wireless Access Points do you plan to add to your network in the next 6 months?

1-5 cells 2175 43.75%
5-10 cells 806 16.21%
10-30 cells 536 10.78%
30-100 cells 254 5.11%
100 plus cells 225 4.53%
No Response 975 19.61%

d) How many new Wireless POPs or Wireless Access Points do you plan to add to your network in the next 12 months?

1-5 cells 1025 20.62%
5-10 cells 1090 21.93%
10-30 cells 811 16.31%
30-100 cells 561 11.29%
100 plus cells 472 9.50%
No Response 1012 20.36%

 

V. Planned Wireless Subscriber Revenue

a) Not sure how much I should charge

Not Sure 3099 62.34%
I Know 1872 37.66%
No Response 0 0.00%

b) How many potential residential subscribers could your entire system reach or bypass?

Less than 5,000 residential customers 1657 33.33%
5,000-10,000 903 18.17%
10,000-50,000 533 10.72%
50,000-100,000 241 4.85%
100,000-500,000 171 3.44%
500,000-1 million 89 1.79%
1 million or more potential customers 113 2.27%
No Answer 685 13.78%
No Response 579 11.65%

c) How many potential business subscribers could your entire system reach or bypass?

Less than 5,000 residential customers 0 0.00%
5,000-10,000 611 12.29%
10,000-50,000 256 5.15%
50,000-100,000 132 2.66%
100,000-500,000 65 1.31%
500,000-1 million 57 1.15%
1 million or more potential customers 59 1.19%
No Answer 746 15.01%
No Response 3045 61.26%

 

VI. Additional Services Planned for Customer Base:

Email Hosting 2767 55.66%
Application Hosting 1274 25.63%
Virtual Private Networks (VPN) 1954 39.31%
Wired LAN Installation 2714 54.60%
Wireless LAN Installation 2714 54.60%
Network Management Services 1676 33.72%
Network Planning and Installation Services 1640 32.99%
Point-to-Point Backbone Links 1659 33.37%
Point-to-Multipoint Links 1916 38.54%
Residential Service 3257 65.52%
Business Service 2980 59.95%
Hot Spot Access Point Service 2343 47.13%
In-Home Wireless Networks 2296 46.19%
Voice over IP 2573 51.76%
Web Hosting / Collocation 1785 35.91%
Web Site Design 1528 30.74%

 

VII. Wireless ISP Planned Network Budget

a) What type of budget do you plan to work with?

less than $25,000 1882 37.86%
$25,000-$50,000 948 19.07%
$50,000-$100,000 609 12.25%
$100,000-$500,000 507 10.20%
$500,000-$1 Million 207 4.16%
$1-3 Million 121 2.43%
$3-6 Million 53 1.07%
more than $6 Million 65 1.31%
No Response 579 11.65%

b) How much do you plan to spend on wireless equipment in the next six (6) months?

Less than $5,000 in the next 6 months 1152 23.17%
Between $5,000-$10,000 867 17.44%
Between $10,000-25,000 608 12.23%
Between $25,000-$50,000 404 8.13%
Between $50,000-$100,000 304 6.12%
Between $100,000-$500,000 234 4.71%
$500,000-$1 million 71 1.43%
$1 million + 58 1.17%
No Response 1273 25.61%

c) How much do you plan to spend on wireless equipment in the next twelve (12) months?

Less than $5,000 in the next 12 months 622 12.51%
Between $5,000-$10,000 820 16.50%
Between $10,000-25,000 670 13.48%
Between $25,000-$50,000 535 10.76%
Between $50,000-$100,000 452 9.09%
Between $100,000-$500,000 324 6.52%
$500,000-$1 million 104 2.09%
$1 million + 110 2.21%
No Response 1334 26.84%

d) How much do you plan to spend on IP Networking equipment in the next six (6) months?

Less than $5,000 in the next 6 months 1544 31.06%
Between $5,000-$10,000 764 15.37%
Between $10,000-25,000 457 9.19%
Between $25,000-$50,000 265 5.33%
Between $50,000-$100,000 192 3.86%
Between $100,000-$500,000 135 2.72%
$500,000-$1 million 47 0.95%
$1 million + 41 0.82%
No Response 1526 30.70%

e) How much do you plan to spend on IP Networking equipment in the next twelve (12) months?

Less than $5,000 in the next 12 months 1037 20.86%
Between $5,000-$10,000 905 18.21%
Between $10,000-25,000 577 11.61%
Between $25,000-$50,000 326 6.56%
Between $50,000-$100,000 286 5.75%
Between $100,000-$500,000 177 3.56%
$500,000-$1 million 58 1.17%
$1 million + 73 1.47%
No Response 1532 30.82%

f) What time frame are you expecting to see a return on your investment?

6-12 months 1355 27.26%
12-18 months 1175 23.64%
18-24 months 633 12.73%
24-36 months 346 6.96%
36-48 months 153 3.08%
more than 48 months 102 2.05%
No Response 1207 24.28%

VIII. Equipment we would like to receive information about:

Amplifiers 2291 46.09%
Antennas 2849 57.31%
Application Software (including e-commerce, messaging/mail, web content/publishing, database) 2728 54.88%
Authentication/Security Systems (Radius, etc.) 3087 62.10%
Radios 2820 56.73%
Base Stations 3426 68.92%
Free Space Optics 1664 33.47%
Cabling 1948 39.19%
Dialup Equipment 1030 20.72%
DSL Equipment 1493 30.03%
Cable Modem Equipment 1257 25.29%
IP Network Equipment (routers, switches, hubs, storage systems, backup) 3141 63.19%
Servers (including windows NT servers, Unix servers, workstations/PCs, mid-range/mainframe computer and mass storage devices) 2332 46.91%
Test and Measurement/Spectrum Analyzers 2332 46.91%
Power Systems/UPS 2216 44.58%
Communications Shelters 2078 41.80%
Tower Structures 2752 55.36%
Other 406 8.17%

 

IX. Services we would like to receive information about:

Turnkey Systems 3234 65.06%
Broadband Wireless Franchise 3096 62.28%
Business Planning Services 2092 42.08%
Consulting Services 1699 34.18%
Legal Services 1259 25.33%
Grant Writing Services 1522 30.62%
Venture Capital Investment Services 1616 32.51%
Tower Location Services 2083 41.90%
Installation Services (CPE, headend and tower construction) 2330 46.87%
Financial Planning and Management Services 1615 32.49%
Network Baseline Planning, Design and Management Services 2259 45.44%
Operations Support Systems and Billing systems 2513 50.55%
Other 125 2.51%

X. Spectrum planned for use to deliver service:

Only Public (Unlicensed) Spectrum 1992 40.07%
Only Licensed Spectrum 404 8.13%
Combination of Public and Licensed Spectrum 1966 39.55%
900 MHz Systems 965 19.41%
2.4 GHz Systems 2289 46.05%
2.5 GHz Systems 1169 23.52%
3.5 GHz Systems 978 19.67%
5.0 GHz Systems 1754 35.28%
10-24 GHz Systems 571 11.49%
26 GHz Systems 359 7.22%
28-31GHz Systems 350 7.04%
39 GHz Systems 321 6.46%
60 GHz Systems 398 8.01%
Free Space Optical Systems 650 13.08%
Other 267 5.37%

XI. Where will you buy broadband wireless equipment?

Direct from Manufacturer 3094 62.24%
Wireless Distributor 2780 55.92%
System Integrator 1232 24.78%
Value Added Reseller 1497 30.11%
BWE Consulting Services 1824 36.69%

XII. Broadband Competition

a) Are there any broadband providers in your area now?

Yes 3626 72.94%
No 804 16.17%
Not Sure 529 10.64%
No Response 12 0.24%

b) Please check any broadband competitors that are already available:

Cable Modem 2377 47.82%
DSL Modem 2629 52.89%
ISDN Modem 1110 22.33%
Satellite Modem 1710 34.40%
Wireless Modem 1171 23.56%

 

XIII. Landscape Topography/Geography of network location

a) What does the landscape look like?

Flat Plains 2411 48.50%
Rolling Hills 2034 40.92%
Very Large Hills 838 16.86%
Mountains 763 15.35%
Light Foliage 1094 22.01%
Medium Foliage 1668 33.55%
Heavy Foliage 873 17.56%
Tall Buildings 1164 23.42%
Swamps 445 8.95%
Large Bodies of Water 758 15.25%

 

XIV. Network Financing

a) How do you plan to finance your network build out?

Personal Credit Cards 1149 23.11%
SBA Loan 946 19.03%
Local Bank Line of Credit 1470 29.57%
Bond Election 78 1.57%
Vendor Lease Financing 774 15.57%
Cooperative Funding 714 14.36%
State/Local Grants 1033 20.78%
Venture Capital 1565 31.48%
Other 1579 31.76%

b) Are there any local or state programs that provide grants or public money to help fund your network build out?

Yes 1458 29.33%
No 864 17.38%
Not Sure 2220 44.66%
No Response 429 8.63%

c) Would you like assistance filing the appropriate paperwork to secure these grants/low interest loans if available?

Yes 3077 61.90%
No 789 15.87%
Not Sure 641 12.89%
No Response 464 9.33%

d) Would you like assistance finding a venture capital firm to provide startup funds?

Yes 2878 57.90%
No 917 18.45%
Not Sure 662 13.32%
No Response 514 10.34%

XV. I would like to receive technical and pricing information on the following companies:

Alvarion 1869 37.60%
Aperto 1363 27.42%
Axxcelera 1279 25.73%
BeamReach 1299 26.13%
Buffalo Technology 1508 30.34%
Cambridge Broadband 1510 30.38%
Ceragon 1162 23.38%
Cirronet 0 0.00%
Dragonwave 1302 26.19%
Enterasys 1197 24.08%
fSona 1059 21.30%
Karlnet 1120 22.53%
Linksys 2131 42.87%
Malibu Networks 1186 23.86%
MeshNetworks 1642 33.03%
MiLAN 1257 25.29%
Motorola 2103 42.31%
Navini Networks 1289 25.93%
Nokia 1598 32.15%
P-Com 1229 24.72%
RadioLAN 1555 31.28%
Raylink 1226 24.66%
Redline 1293 26.01%
Remec 1017 20.46%
smartBridges 1446 29.09%
SMC 1436 28.89%
Symbol Technologies 1292 25.99%
Trango Broadband 1552 31.22%
WaveRider 1534 30.86%
YDI 1206 24.26%
Others 629 12.65%

 

XVI. Business Experience

a) Have you managed a business before?

Yes 3892 78.29%
No 770 15.49%
Not Sure 43 0.87%
No Response 266 5.35%

b) Do you have any Internet Service Provider or Networking experience?

Yes 3303 66.45%
No 1282 25.79%
Not Sure 87 1.75%
No Response 299 6.01%

c) Do you have any experience working with Radio Frequency technology?

Yes 2489 50.07%
No 1953 39.29%
Not Sure 197 3.96%
No Response 332 6.68%

d) Are you involved with any local government officials or large group of business leaders that could help you win community approval to build out a high-speed network in your area?

Yes 2699 54.29%
No 1423 28.63%
Not Sure 473 9.52%
No Response 376 7.56%

e) What level of purchase authority do you have?

researcher 433 8.71%
recommend 541 10.88%
specify 172 3.46%
approve purchase 511 10.28%
final decision maker 2735 55.02%
No Response 579 11.65%

 

XVII. How would you like vendors/service providers send you information?

a) Response type desired:

Respond to our company's RFI/RFP 49 0.99%
Information via postal mail 733 14.75%
Information via email 3100 62.36%
Information via company website 41 0.82%
Information via sales call 108 2.17%
Send us a network proposal 360 7.24%
No Response 580 11.67%
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