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Business Lead Summary Statistics

BWE Business Lead Results Report (5141 Forms Filled)
Last update generated on 10/22/2014 6:45:12 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 0.53%
Entrepreneur looking for a profitable turnkey system 155 3.01%
Entrepreneur looking for a profitable franchise 39 0.76%
Existing business owner looking for new revenue streams 61 1.19%
Existing ISP looking to add broadband wireless service to portfolio 18 0.35%
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 0.29%
Other 65 1.26%
No Response 4755 92.49%

 

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

a) Area to be served:

Inner City District 1174 22.84%
Metroplex 799 15.54%
Rural Area 1453 28.26%
Suburb 790 15.37%
Retail Location 180 3.50%
No Response 745 14.49%

b) Estimated Area's population:

< 5,000 0 0.00%
5,000-10,000 725 14.10%
10,000-50,000 806 15.68%
50,000-100,000 528 10.27%
100,000-500,000 474 9.22%
500K-1 million 286 5.56%
1-3 million 256 4.98%
3-6 million 136 2.65%
more than 6 million 198 3.85%
No Response 1732 33.69%

 

IV. Type and Size of Planned Network

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

Wireless Internet Service Provider 238 4.63%
Indoor HotSpot 7 0.14%
Outdoor HotSpot 14 0.27%
Corporate Campus 4 0.08%
Municipal Network 18 0.35%
Point to Point Link 1 0.02%
Point to Mulitpoint Links 20 0.39%
Wireless Local Area Network 13 0.25%
Wireless Wide Area Network 38 0.74%
No Response 4788 93.13%

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

1-3 months 1984 38.59%
3-6 months 1219 23.71%
6-12 months 843 16.40%
12-24 months 278 5.41%
more than 24 months 72 1.40%
No Response 745 14.49%

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 2178 42.37%
5-10 cells 808 15.72%
10-30 cells 536 10.43%
30-100 cells 254 4.94%
100 plus cells 225 4.38%
No Response 1140 22.17%

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 1026 19.96%
5-10 cells 1093 21.26%
10-30 cells 811 15.78%
30-100 cells 562 10.93%
100 plus cells 472 9.18%
No Response 1177 22.89%

 

V. Planned Wireless Subscriber Revenue

a) Not sure how much I should charge

Not Sure 3104 60.38%
I Know 2037 39.62%
No Response 0 0.00%

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

Less than 5,000 residential customers 1659 32.27%
5,000-10,000 905 17.60%
10,000-50,000 533 10.37%
50,000-100,000 241 4.69%
100,000-500,000 171 3.33%
500,000-1 million 89 1.73%
1 million or more potential customers 113 2.20%
No Answer 686 13.34%
No Response 744 14.47%

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

Less than 5,000 residential customers 0 0.00%
5,000-10,000 612 11.90%
10,000-50,000 256 4.98%
50,000-100,000 132 2.57%
100,000-500,000 65 1.26%
500,000-1 million 57 1.11%
1 million or more potential customers 59 1.15%
No Answer 748 14.55%
No Response 3212 62.48%

 

VI. Additional Services Planned for Customer Base:

Email Hosting 2767 53.82%
Application Hosting 1274 24.78%
Virtual Private Networks (VPN) 1954 38.01%
Wired LAN Installation 2715 52.81%
Wireless LAN Installation 2715 52.81%
Network Management Services 1676 32.60%
Network Planning and Installation Services 1640 31.90%
Point-to-Point Backbone Links 1659 32.27%
Point-to-Multipoint Links 1916 37.27%
Residential Service 3260 63.41%
Business Service 2982 58.00%
Hot Spot Access Point Service 2345 45.61%
In-Home Wireless Networks 2298 44.70%
Voice over IP 2575 50.09%
Web Hosting / Collocation 1785 34.72%
Web Site Design 1528 29.72%

 

VII. Wireless ISP Planned Network Budget

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

less than $25,000 1883 36.63%
$25,000-$50,000 949 18.46%
$50,000-$100,000 611 11.88%
$100,000-$500,000 508 9.88%
$500,000-$1 Million 207 4.03%
$1-3 Million 121 2.35%
$3-6 Million 53 1.03%
more than $6 Million 65 1.26%
No Response 744 14.47%

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 22.41%
Between $5,000-$10,000 868 16.88%
Between $10,000-25,000 609 11.85%
Between $25,000-$50,000 406 7.90%
Between $50,000-$100,000 304 5.91%
Between $100,000-$500,000 235 4.57%
$500,000-$1 million 71 1.38%
$1 million + 58 1.13%
No Response 1438 27.97%

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 12.10%
Between $5,000-$10,000 822 15.99%
Between $10,000-25,000 670 13.03%
Between $25,000-$50,000 536 10.43%
Between $50,000-$100,000 454 8.83%
Between $100,000-$500,000 324 6.30%
$500,000-$1 million 104 2.02%
$1 million + 110 2.14%
No Response 1499 29.16%

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 30.03%
Between $5,000-$10,000 765 14.88%
Between $10,000-25,000 459 8.93%
Between $25,000-$50,000 265 5.15%
Between $50,000-$100,000 192 3.73%
Between $100,000-$500,000 136 2.65%
$500,000-$1 million 47 0.91%
$1 million + 41 0.80%
No Response 1692 32.91%

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 20.17%
Between $5,000-$10,000 906 17.62%
Between $10,000-25,000 577 11.22%
Between $25,000-$50,000 327 6.36%
Between $50,000-$100,000 286 5.56%
Between $100,000-$500,000 177 3.44%
$500,000-$1 million 58 1.13%
$1 million + 73 1.42%
No Response 1700 33.07%

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

6-12 months 1356 26.38%
12-18 months 1176 22.87%
18-24 months 634 12.33%
24-36 months 346 6.73%
36-48 months 154 3.00%
more than 48 months 102 1.98%
No Response 1373 26.71%

VIII. Equipment we would like to receive information about:

Amplifiers 2294 44.62%
Antennas 2853 55.50%
Application Software (including e-commerce, messaging/mail, web content/publishing, database) 2730 53.10%
Authentication/Security Systems (Radius, etc.) 3090 60.11%
Radios 2822 54.89%
Base Stations 3429 66.70%
Free Space Optics 1666 32.41%
Cabling 1950 37.93%
Dialup Equipment 1032 20.07%
DSL Equipment 1496 29.10%
Cable Modem Equipment 1259 24.49%
IP Network Equipment (routers, switches, hubs, storage systems, backup) 3144 61.16%
Servers (including windows NT servers, Unix servers, workstations/PCs, mid-range/mainframe computer and mass storage devices) 2335 45.42%
Test and Measurement/Spectrum Analyzers 2335 45.42%
Power Systems/UPS 2219 43.16%
Communications Shelters 2079 40.44%
Tower Structures 2754 53.57%
Other 406 7.90%

 

IX. Services we would like to receive information about:

Turnkey Systems 3238 62.98%
Broadband Wireless Franchise 3098 60.26%
Business Planning Services 2095 40.75%
Consulting Services 1702 33.11%
Legal Services 1262 24.55%
Grant Writing Services 1524 29.64%
Venture Capital Investment Services 1619 31.49%
Tower Location Services 2086 40.58%
Installation Services (CPE, headend and tower construction) 2334 45.40%
Financial Planning and Management Services 1618 31.47%
Network Baseline Planning, Design and Management Services 2263 44.02%
Operations Support Systems and Billing systems 2516 48.94%
Other 125 2.43%

X. Spectrum planned for use to deliver service:

Only Public (Unlicensed) Spectrum 1996 38.83%
Only Licensed Spectrum 405 7.88%
Combination of Public and Licensed Spectrum 1969 38.30%
900 MHz Systems 965 18.77%
2.4 GHz Systems 2289 44.52%
2.5 GHz Systems 1169 22.74%
3.5 GHz Systems 979 19.04%
5.0 GHz Systems 1755 34.14%
10-24 GHz Systems 571 11.11%
26 GHz Systems 359 6.98%
28-31GHz Systems 350 6.81%
39 GHz Systems 321 6.24%
60 GHz Systems 398 7.74%
Free Space Optical Systems 651 12.66%
Other 267 5.19%

XI. Where will you buy broadband wireless equipment?

Direct from Manufacturer 3098 60.26%
Wireless Distributor 2783 54.13%
System Integrator 1235 24.02%
Value Added Reseller 1502 29.22%
BWE Consulting Services 1828 35.56%

XII. Broadband Competition

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

Yes 3791 73.74%
No 805 15.66%
Not Sure 530 10.31%
No Response 15 0.29%

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

Cable Modem 2380 46.29%
DSL Modem 2632 51.20%
ISDN Modem 1110 21.59%
Satellite Modem 1711 33.28%
Wireless Modem 1172 22.80%

 

XIII. Landscape Topography/Geography of network location

a) What does the landscape look like?

Flat Plains 2415 46.98%
Rolling Hills 2036 39.60%
Very Large Hills 838 16.30%
Mountains 763 14.84%
Light Foliage 1095 21.30%
Medium Foliage 1671 32.50%
Heavy Foliage 874 17.00%
Tall Buildings 1164 22.64%
Swamps 445 8.66%
Large Bodies of Water 760 14.78%

 

XIV. Network Financing

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

Personal Credit Cards 1151 22.39%
SBA Loan 948 18.44%
Local Bank Line of Credit 1471 28.61%
Bond Election 79 1.54%
Vendor Lease Financing 776 15.09%
Cooperative Funding 717 13.95%
State/Local Grants 1035 20.13%
Venture Capital 1567 30.48%
Other 1581 30.75%

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

Yes 1622 31.55%
No 864 16.81%
Not Sure 2222 43.22%
No Response 433 8.42%

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

Yes 3243 63.08%
No 789 15.35%
Not Sure 641 12.47%
No Response 468 9.10%

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

Yes 3042 59.17%
No 918 17.86%
Not Sure 662 12.88%
No Response 519 10.10%

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

Alvarion 1871 36.39%
Aperto 1366 26.57%
Axxcelera 1282 24.94%
BeamReach 1302 25.33%
Buffalo Technology 1511 29.39%
Cambridge Broadband 1512 29.41%
Ceragon 1164 22.64%
Cirronet 0 0.00%
Dragonwave 1304 25.36%
Enterasys 1199 23.32%
fSona 1061 20.64%
Karlnet 1122 21.82%
Linksys 2135 41.53%
Malibu Networks 1188 23.11%
MeshNetworks 1644 31.98%
MiLAN 1259 24.49%
Motorola 2106 40.96%
Navini Networks 1291 25.11%
Nokia 1600 31.12%
P-Com 1231 23.94%
RadioLAN 1558 30.31%
Raylink 1229 23.91%
Redline 1295 25.19%
Remec 1020 19.84%
smartBridges 1449 28.19%
SMC 1438 27.97%
Symbol Technologies 1294 25.17%
Trango Broadband 1555 30.25%
WaveRider 1536 29.88%
YDI 1209 23.52%
Others 630 12.25%

 

XVI. Business Experience

a) Have you managed a business before?

Yes 4059 78.95%
No 770 14.98%
Not Sure 43 0.84%
No Response 269 5.23%

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

Yes 3466 67.42%
No 1285 25.00%
Not Sure 87 1.69%
No Response 303 5.89%

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

Yes 2653 51.60%
No 1955 38.03%
Not Sure 197 3.83%
No Response 336 6.54%

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 2862 55.67%
No 1426 27.74%
Not Sure 473 9.20%
No Response 380 7.39%

e) What level of purchase authority do you have?

researcher 434 8.44%
recommend 541 10.52%
specify 172 3.35%
approve purchase 512 9.96%
final decision maker 2738 53.26%
No Response 744 14.47%

 

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

a) Response type desired:

Respond to our company's RFI/RFP 49 0.95%
Information via postal mail 733 14.26%
Information via email 3102 60.34%
Information via company website 41 0.80%
Information via sales call 110 2.14%
Send us a network proposal 361 7.02%
No Response 745 14.49%
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