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Re: Google wants to be your Internet
On Jan 20, 2007, at 1:00 PM, David Ulevitch wrote:
maybe we'll see "eyeball" networks start to peer with each other as they start sourcing more and more of the bits. Maybe that's already happening.
At some point, I think MANET/mesh/roofnets/Zigbee/etc. are going to start fulfilling this role, at least in part.
Which should give NSPs something to think about in terms of how they can embrace this model and make money with it. Getting your customers to build and maintain your infrastructure for you is a pretty powerful incentive, IMHO.
http://en.fon.com/ (not MANET/mesh, but may be going there, at some point)
http://www.speakeasy.net/netshare/terms/ (an NSP who are embracing a sharing model)
http://www.netequality.org/ (nonprofit mesh)
http://www.cuwin.net/about (mesh community)
http://www.wi-fiplanet.com/columns/article.php/3634931 (roofnet SP/ facilitator)
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network/p2p/pnrp.mspx (built into Vista, enabled by default, I think)
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