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Business Lead Summary Statistics

BWE Business Lead Results Report (5140 Forms Filled)
Last update generated on 10/1/2014 7:14:38 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 3.02%
Entrepreneur looking for a profitable franchise 38 0.74%
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 92.51%

 

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

a) Area to be served:

Inner City District 1173 22.82%
Metroplex 799 15.54%
Rural Area 1453 28.27%
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 14.11%
10,000-50,000 806 15.68%
50,000-100,000 527 10.25%
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 33.70%

 

IV. Type and Size of Planned Network

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

Wireless Internet Service Provider 237 4.61%
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 93.15%

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

1-3 months 1984 38.60%
3-6 months 1218 23.70%
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 2177 42.35%
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 22.18%

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 1092 21.25%
10-30 cells 811 15.78%
30-100 cells 562 10.93%
100 plus cells 472 9.18%
No Response 1177 22.90%

 

V. Planned Wireless Subscriber Revenue

a) Not sure how much I should charge

Not Sure 3103 60.37%
I Know 2037 39.63%
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 32.28%
5,000-10,000 904 17.59%
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 13.35%
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%
5,000-10,000 611 11.89%
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 62.49%

 

VI. Additional Services Planned for Customer Base:

Email Hosting 2767 53.83%
Application Hosting 1274 24.79%
Virtual Private Networks (VPN) 1954 38.02%
Wired LAN Installation 2715 52.82%
Wireless LAN Installation 2715 52.82%
Network Management Services 1676 32.61%
Network Planning and Installation Services 1640 31.91%
Point-to-Point Backbone Links 1659 32.28%
Point-to-Multipoint Links 1916 37.28%
Residential Service 3259 63.40%
Business Service 2981 58.00%
Hot Spot Access Point Service 2344 45.60%
In-Home Wireless Networks 2298 44.71%
Voice over IP 2574 50.08%
Web Hosting / Collocation 1785 34.73%
Web Site Design 1528 29.73%

 

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-$100,000 610 11.87%
$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 16.89%
Between $10,000-25,000 608 11.83%
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 27.98%

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-$10,000 821 15.97%
Between $10,000-25,000 670 13.04%
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 30.04%
Between $5,000-$10,000 764 14.86%
Between $10,000-25,000 459 8.93%
Between $25,000-$50,000 265 5.16%
Between $50,000-$100,000 192 3.74%
Between $100,000-$500,000 136 2.65%
$500,000-$1 million 47 0.91%
$1 million + 41 0.80%
No Response 1692 32.92%

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 20.18%
Between $5,000-$10,000 906 17.63%
Between $10,000-25,000 577 11.23%
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 1699 33.05%

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

6-12 months 1356 26.38%
12-18 months 1176 22.88%
18-24 months 633 12.32%
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 2293 44.61%
Antennas 2852 55.49%
Application Software (including e-commerce, messaging/mail, web content/publishing, database) 2729 53.09%
Authentication/Security Systems (Radius, etc.) 3089 60.10%
Radios 2821 54.88%
Base Stations 3428 66.69%
Free Space Optics 1665 32.39%
Cabling 1949 37.92%
Dialup Equipment 1031 20.06%
DSL Equipment 1495 29.09%
Cable Modem Equipment 1258 24.47%
IP Network Equipment (routers, switches, hubs, storage systems, backup) 3143 61.15%
Servers (including windows NT servers, Unix servers, workstations/PCs, mid-range/mainframe computer and mass storage devices) 2334 45.41%
Test and Measurement/Spectrum Analyzers 2334 45.41%
Power Systems/UPS 2218 43.15%
Communications Shelters 2078 40.43%
Tower Structures 2753 53.56%
Other 406 7.90%

 

IX. Services we would like to receive information about:

Turnkey Systems 3237 62.98%
Broadband Wireless Franchise 3097 60.25%
Business Planning Services 2094 40.74%
Consulting Services 1701 33.09%
Legal Services 1261 24.53%
Grant Writing Services 1523 29.63%
Venture Capital Investment Services 1618 31.48%
Tower Location Services 2085 40.56%
Installation Services (CPE, headend and tower construction) 2333 45.39%
Financial Planning and Management Services 1617 31.46%
Network Baseline Planning, Design and Management Services 2262 44.01%
Operations Support Systems and Billing systems 2515 48.93%
Other 125 2.43%

X. Spectrum planned for use to deliver service:

Only Public (Unlicensed) Spectrum 1995 38.81%
Only Licensed Spectrum 404 7.86%
Combination of Public and Licensed Spectrum 1968 38.29%
900 MHz Systems 965 18.77%
2.4 GHz Systems 2289 44.53%
2.5 GHz Systems 1169 22.74%
3.5 GHz Systems 979 19.05%
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 6.25%
60 GHz Systems 398 7.74%
Free Space Optical Systems 651 12.67%
Other 267 5.19%

XI. Where will you buy broadband wireless equipment?

Direct from Manufacturer 3097 60.25%
Wireless Distributor 2782 54.12%
System Integrator 1234 24.01%
Value Added Reseller 1501 29.20%
BWE Consulting Services 1827 35.54%

XII. Broadband Competition

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

Yes 3790 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 2379 46.28%
DSL Modem 2631 51.19%
ISDN Modem 1110 21.60%
Satellite Modem 1711 33.29%
Wireless Modem 1172 22.80%

 

XIII. Landscape Topography/Geography of network location

a) What does the landscape look like?

Flat Plains 2414 46.96%
Rolling Hills 2036 39.61%
Very Large Hills 838 16.30%
Mountains 763 14.84%
Light Foliage 1095 21.30%
Medium Foliage 1671 32.51%
Heavy Foliage 873 16.98%
Tall Buildings 1164 22.65%
Swamps 445 8.66%
Large Bodies of Water 760 14.79%

 

XIV. Network Financing

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

Personal Credit Cards 1150 22.37%
SBA Loan 947 18.42%
Local Bank Line of Credit 1471 28.62%
Bond Election 79 1.54%
Vendor Lease Financing 776 15.10%
Cooperative Funding 716 13.93%
State/Local Grants 1034 20.12%
Venture Capital 1567 30.49%
Other 1581 30.76%

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

Yes 1621 31.54%
No 864 16.81%
Not Sure 2222 43.23%
No Response 433 8.42%

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

Yes 3242 63.07%
No 789 15.35%
Not Sure 641 12.47%
No Response 468 9.11%

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

Yes 3042 59.18%
No 918 17.86%
Not Sure 662 12.88%
No Response 518 10.08%

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

Alvarion 1871 36.40%
Aperto 1366 26.58%
Axxcelera 1282 24.94%
BeamReach 1302 25.33%
Buffalo Technology 1511 29.40%
Cambridge Broadband 1512 29.42%
Ceragon 1164 22.65%
Cirronet 0 0.00%
Dragonwave 1304 25.37%
Enterasys 1199 23.33%
fSona 1061 20.64%
Karlnet 1122 21.83%
Linksys 2135 41.54%
Malibu Networks 1188 23.11%
MeshNetworks 1644 31.98%
MiLAN 1259 24.49%
Motorola 2106 40.97%
Navini Networks 1291 25.12%
Nokia 1600 31.13%
P-Com 1231 23.95%
RadioLAN 1558 30.31%
Raylink 1229 23.91%
Redline 1295 25.19%
Remec 1020 19.84%
smartBridges 1449 28.19%
SMC 1438 27.98%
Symbol Technologies 1294 25.18%
Trango Broadband 1555 30.25%
WaveRider 1536 29.88%
YDI 1209 23.52%
Others 630 12.26%

 

XVI. Business Experience

a) Have you managed a business before?

Yes 4058 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 67.43%
No 1284 24.98%
Not Sure 87 1.69%
No Response 303 5.89%

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

Yes 2653 51.61%
No 1954 38.02%
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 2861 55.66%
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 10.53%
specify 172 3.35%
approve purchase 512 9.96%
final decision maker 2737 53.25%
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 3101 60.33%
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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