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Re: Rural Wireless ISP

  • From: Curtis Maurand
  • Date: Tue Apr 16 17:25:28 2002


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Curtis

paul said:
>
> Possibly not what you are looking for, might be more than you are
> looking  for, but SOMA Networks has a 3G'ish wireless platform which
> does land-line  quality voice and very respectable data rates.  You
> need a chunk of  spectrum though.
>
> http://www.somanetworks.com
>
>
> On Tue, 16 Apr 2002 Guy.Ram@usa.telekom.de wrote:
>
>>
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > I'm hoping to learn some pointers and get advice for a colleague
>> > hoping to establishing a rural wireless-ISP in South America. It's
>> > the typical story as in most other South American countries the
>> > capital city is served to some extent by the monopoly provider and
>> > the rural towns and villages are very poorly served.  The intention
>> > is to establish Internet Kiosks where the locals can access the
>> > internet and make VOIP calls even transact some ecommerce.
>> >
>> > In my limited search I did come across a wireless system by Analog
>> > Devices know as "corDECT", that is doing a good job over in India.
>> > But not to constrain the options, we're hoping to learn about any
>> > solution that is suitable for this situation.
>> >
>> Any suggestions on:
>> > 	b) Necessary hardware & software components
>> > 	c) Installation (the easier the better) & maintenance requirements
>> > (lower is better)
>> > 	d) how to get the traffic generated out at lowest cost
>> >
>> > thanks,
>> >
>> > -guy ram
>> >
>> > Email: guy.ram@usa.telekom.de
>> >
>>
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> yow