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Business Lead Summary Statistics

BWE Business Lead Results Report (5088 Forms Filled)
Last update generated on 8/30/2014 7:33:00 PM

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 154 3.03%
Entrepreneur looking for a profitable franchise 37 0.73%
Existing business owner looking for new revenue streams 61 1.20%
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 1.28%
No Response 4705 92.47%

 

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

a) Area to be served:

Inner City District 1172 23.03%
Metroplex 799 15.70%
Rural Area 1452 28.54%
Suburb 790 15.53%
Retail Location 180 3.54%
No Response 695 13.66%

b) Estimated Area's population:

< 5,000 0 0.00%
5,000-10,000 725 14.25%
10,000-50,000 806 15.84%
50,000-100,000 526 10.34%
100,000-500,000 474 9.32%
500K-1 million 286 5.62%
1-3 million 256 5.03%
3-6 million 136 2.67%
more than 6 million 198 3.89%
No Response 1681 33.04%

 

IV. Type and Size of Planned Network

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

Wireless Internet Service Provider 235 4.62%
Indoor HotSpot 7 0.14%
Outdoor HotSpot 14 0.28%
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 0.26%
Wireless Wide Area Network 38 0.75%
No Response 4738 93.12%

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

1-3 months 1983 38.97%
3-6 months 1217 23.92%
6-12 months 843 16.57%
12-24 months 278 5.46%
more than 24 months 72 1.42%
No Response 695 13.66%

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 42.75%
5-10 cells 808 15.88%
10-30 cells 536 10.53%
30-100 cells 254 4.99%
100 plus cells 225 4.42%
No Response 1090 21.42%

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 20.15%
5-10 cells 1091 21.44%
10-30 cells 811 15.94%
30-100 cells 562 11.05%
100 plus cells 472 9.28%
No Response 1127 22.15%

 

V. Planned Wireless Subscriber Revenue

a) Not sure how much I should charge

Not Sure 3101 60.95%
I Know 1987 39.05%
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 32.57%
5,000-10,000 904 17.77%
10,000-50,000 533 10.48%
50,000-100,000 241 4.74%
100,000-500,000 171 3.36%
500,000-1 million 89 1.75%
1 million or more potential customers 113 2.22%
No Answer 686 13.48%
No Response 694 13.64%

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 12.01%
10,000-50,000 256 5.03%
50,000-100,000 132 2.59%
100,000-500,000 65 1.28%
500,000-1 million 57 1.12%
1 million or more potential customers 59 1.16%
No Answer 748 14.70%
No Response 3160 62.11%

 

VI. Additional Services Planned for Customer Base:

Email Hosting 2767 54.38%
Application Hosting 1274 25.04%
Virtual Private Networks (VPN) 1954 38.40%
Wired LAN Installation 2715 53.36%
Wireless LAN Installation 2715 53.36%
Network Management Services 1676 32.94%
Network Planning and Installation Services 1640 32.23%
Point-to-Point Backbone Links 1659 32.61%
Point-to-Multipoint Links 1916 37.66%
Residential Service 3257 64.01%
Business Service 2980 58.57%
Hot Spot Access Point Service 2344 46.07%
In-Home Wireless Networks 2296 45.13%
Voice over IP 2573 50.57%
Web Hosting / Collocation 1785 35.08%
Web Site Design 1528 30.03%

 

VII. Wireless ISP Planned Network Budget

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

less than $25,000 1883 37.01%
$25,000-$50,000 948 18.63%
$50,000-$100,000 609 11.97%
$100,000-$500,000 508 9.98%
$500,000-$1 Million 207 4.07%
$1-3 Million 121 2.38%
$3-6 Million 53 1.04%
more than $6 Million 65 1.28%
No Response 694 13.64%

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 22.64%
Between $5,000-$10,000 868 17.06%
Between $10,000-25,000 608 11.95%
Between $25,000-$50,000 404 7.94%
Between $50,000-$100,000 304 5.97%
Between $100,000-$500,000 235 4.62%
$500,000-$1 million 71 1.40%
$1 million + 58 1.14%
No Response 1388 27.28%

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 12.22%
Between $5,000-$10,000 821 16.14%
Between $10,000-25,000 670 13.17%
Between $25,000-$50,000 535 10.51%
Between $50,000-$100,000 453 8.90%
Between $100,000-$500,000 324 6.37%
$500,000-$1 million 104 2.04%
$1 million + 110 2.16%
No Response 1449 28.48%

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 30.35%
Between $5,000-$10,000 764 15.02%
Between $10,000-25,000 458 9.00%
Between $25,000-$50,000 265 5.21%
Between $50,000-$100,000 192 3.77%
Between $100,000-$500,000 136 2.67%
$500,000-$1 million 47 0.92%
$1 million + 41 0.81%
No Response 1641 32.25%

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 20.38%
Between $5,000-$10,000 906 17.81%
Between $10,000-25,000 577 11.34%
Between $25,000-$50,000 326 6.41%
Between $50,000-$100,000 286 5.62%
Between $100,000-$500,000 177 3.48%
$500,000-$1 million 58 1.14%
$1 million + 73 1.43%
No Response 1648 32.39%

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

6-12 months 1356 26.65%
12-18 months 1175 23.09%
18-24 months 633 12.44%
24-36 months 346 6.80%
36-48 months 153 3.01%
more than 48 months 102 2.00%
No Response 1323 26.00%

VIII. Equipment we would like to receive information about:

Amplifiers 2292 45.05%
Antennas 2851 56.03%
Application Software (including e-commerce, messaging/mail, web content/publishing, database) 2728 53.62%
Authentication/Security Systems (Radius, etc.) 3088 60.69%
Radios 2820 55.42%
Base Stations 3427 67.35%
Free Space Optics 1664 32.70%
Cabling 1948 38.29%
Dialup Equipment 1030 20.24%
DSL Equipment 1494 29.36%
Cable Modem Equipment 1257 24.71%
IP Network Equipment (routers, switches, hubs, storage systems, backup) 3142 61.75%
Servers (including windows NT servers, Unix servers, workstations/PCs, mid-range/mainframe computer and mass storage devices) 2333 45.85%
Test and Measurement/Spectrum Analyzers 2333 45.85%
Power Systems/UPS 2217 43.57%
Communications Shelters 2078 40.84%
Tower Structures 2753 54.11%
Other 406 7.98%

 

IX. Services we would like to receive information about:

Turnkey Systems 3235 63.58%
Broadband Wireless Franchise 3096 60.85%
Business Planning Services 2092 41.12%
Consulting Services 1699 33.39%
Legal Services 1260 24.76%
Grant Writing Services 1522 29.91%
Venture Capital Investment Services 1616 31.76%
Tower Location Services 2084 40.96%
Installation Services (CPE, headend and tower construction) 2331 45.81%
Financial Planning and Management Services 1616 31.76%
Network Baseline Planning, Design and Management Services 2260 44.42%
Operations Support Systems and Billing systems 2513 49.39%
Other 125 2.46%

X. Spectrum planned for use to deliver service:

Only Public (Unlicensed) Spectrum 1994 39.19%
Only Licensed Spectrum 404 7.94%
Combination of Public and Licensed Spectrum 1967 38.66%
900 MHz Systems 965 18.97%
2.4 GHz Systems 2289 44.99%
2.5 GHz Systems 1169 22.98%
3.5 GHz Systems 978 19.22%
5.0 GHz Systems 1754 34.47%
10-24 GHz Systems 571 11.22%
26 GHz Systems 359 7.06%
28-31GHz Systems 350 6.88%
39 GHz Systems 321 6.31%
60 GHz Systems 398 7.82%
Free Space Optical Systems 651 12.79%
Other 267 5.25%

XI. Where will you buy broadband wireless equipment?

Direct from Manufacturer 3095 60.83%
Wireless Distributor 2780 54.64%
System Integrator 1232 24.21%
Value Added Reseller 1499 29.46%
BWE Consulting Services 1825 35.87%

XII. Broadband Competition

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

Yes 3740 73.51%
No 804 15.80%
Not Sure 530 10.42%
No Response 14 0.28%

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

Cable Modem 2378 46.74%
DSL Modem 2630 51.69%
ISDN Modem 1110 21.82%
Satellite Modem 1710 33.61%
Wireless Modem 1172 23.03%

 

XIII. Landscape Topography/Geography of network location

a) What does the landscape look like?

Flat Plains 2412 47.41%
Rolling Hills 2035 40.00%
Very Large Hills 838 16.47%
Mountains 763 15.00%
Light Foliage 1094 21.50%
Medium Foliage 1669 32.80%
Heavy Foliage 873 17.16%
Tall Buildings 1164 22.88%
Swamps 445 8.75%
Large Bodies of Water 759 14.92%

 

XIV. Network Financing

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

Personal Credit Cards 1149 22.58%
SBA Loan 946 18.59%
Local Bank Line of Credit 1470 28.89%
Bond Election 79 1.55%
Vendor Lease Financing 774 15.21%
Cooperative Funding 714 14.03%
State/Local Grants 1033 20.30%
Venture Capital 1565 30.76%
Other 1580 31.05%

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

Yes 1571 30.88%
No 864 16.98%
Not Sure 2221 43.65%
No Response 432 8.49%

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

Yes 3191 62.72%
No 789 15.51%
Not Sure 641 12.60%
No Response 467 9.18%

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

Yes 2991 58.79%
No 918 18.04%
Not Sure 662 13.01%
No Response 517 10.16%

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

Alvarion 1869 36.73%
Aperto 1364 26.81%
Axxcelera 1280 25.16%
BeamReach 1300 25.55%
Buffalo Technology 1509 29.66%
Cambridge Broadband 1510 29.68%
Ceragon 1162 22.84%
Cirronet 0 0.00%
Dragonwave 1302 25.59%
Enterasys 1197 23.53%
fSona 1059 20.81%
Karlnet 1120 22.01%
Linksys 2133 41.92%
Malibu Networks 1186 23.31%
MeshNetworks 1642 32.27%
MiLAN 1257 24.71%
Motorola 2104 41.35%
Navini Networks 1289 25.33%
Nokia 1598 31.41%
P-Com 1229 24.15%
RadioLAN 1556 30.58%
Raylink 1227 24.12%
Redline 1293 25.41%
Remec 1018 20.01%
smartBridges 1447 28.44%
SMC 1436 28.22%
Symbol Technologies 1292 25.39%
Trango Broadband 1553 30.52%
WaveRider 1534 30.15%
YDI 1207 23.72%
Others 630 12.38%

 

XVI. Business Experience

a) Have you managed a business before?

Yes 4007 78.75%
No 770 15.13%
Not Sure 43 0.85%
No Response 268 5.27%

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

Yes 3417 67.16%
No 1282 25.20%
Not Sure 87 1.71%
No Response 302 5.94%

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

Yes 2603 51.16%
No 1953 38.38%
Not Sure 197 3.87%
No Response 335 6.58%

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 2812 55.27%
No 1424 27.99%
Not Sure 473 9.30%
No Response 379 7.45%

e) What level of purchase authority do you have?

researcher 434 8.53%
recommend 541 10.63%
specify 172 3.38%
approve purchase 512 10.06%
final decision maker 2735 53.75%
No Response 694 13.64%

 

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

a) Response type desired:

Respond to our company's RFI/RFP 49 0.96%
Information via postal mail 733 14.41%
Information via email 3101 60.95%
Information via company website 41 0.81%
Information via sales call 109 2.14%
Send us a network proposal 360 7.08%
No Response 695 13.66%
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