[WISPA] Massachusetts Bill Will Speed Cable TV Competition

2007-01-11 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Wednesday January 10, 2:29 pm ET Legislation 'Has Consumer Written All Over It' BOSTON, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- State Sen. Steven Panagiotakos, D-Lowell, and state Rep. James Vallee, D-Franklin, Wednesday (Jan. 10) filed legislation that would streamline the cable-TV franchising process in

[WISPA] Verizon Boosts FiOS to 50 Mbps in More States

2007-01-11 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Verizon Boosts FiOS to 50 Mbps in More States Verizon has boosted its FiOS Internet service to speeds of up to 50 Mbps downstream and 5 Mbps upstream in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. This level of service is now available in parts of five states. The mid-tier maximum connection speed in

[WISPA] Korea Telecom inks EPON contract with DASAN

2007-01-11 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Korea Telecom inks EPON contract with DASAN Posted : 10 Jan 2007 Related Content • EPON chips roll for China telecom market (2006-12-19) • PMC-Sierra brings carrier-grade services to the home (2006-12-12) PMC-Sierra Inc. and DASAN Networks Inc., Korea's leading supplier of broadband access

[WISPA] Cisco sues Apple over iPhone

2007-01-11 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Cisco sues Apple over iPhone 9 hours, 31 minutes ago Cisco is suing Apple for trademark infringement over the new iPhone, the BBC reports. Apple unveiled a multimedia communications device called iPhone on Tuesday, three weeks after Cisco's Linksys division introduced a VoIP handset called

RE: [WISPA] churn, double play and why WLP is key - I finallyunderstand it

2007-01-11 Thread Mike Bushard, Jr
I was told they switched to VL. Mike Bushard, Jr Wisper Wireless Solutions, LLC 320-256-WISP (9477) 320-256-9478 Fax -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 11:40 PM To: WISPA General List Subject:

Re: [WISPA] what's this list all about anyhow?

2007-01-11 Thread Tom DeReggi
Marty, This list can take a lot of time, and often unclear if justifiable, more so if answering to stock holders questioning productivity. However, I can't count high enough, to list all the times I gained valuable information from this list, that I could not get anywhere else easilly.

Re: [WISPA] what's this list all about anyhow?

2007-01-11 Thread George Rogato
Tom DeReggi wrote: Just like anything else in life, to find the rare diamonds, you got to dig through a lot of coal. That was a very nice and polite way to express this. See, there is lots of diamonds here! -- George Rogato Welcome to WISPA www.wispa.org http://signup.wispa.org/ --

Re: [WISPA] what's this list all about anyhow?

2007-01-11 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
That is the way I have always looked at it. 90% useless and 10% priceless. But it's that 10% priceless that keeps me from going under. I'll keep reading Brian Tom DeReggi wrote: Marty, This list can take a lot of time, and often unclear if justifiable, more so if answering to

Re: [WISPA] i-phone

2007-01-11 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
We'll have to wait and see. I think that this will mostly be a niche product. The ipod folks might like it most, but there are a LOT of non ipod devices that do a nicer job and cost far less money if the stuff in my house is any indication. When the cell phone companies set the phones up to

Re: [WISPA] Muni networks, the good, bad and ugly

2007-01-11 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
I think it would be a good idea to at least see if they'd have any interest. Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)And I run my own wisp! [EMAIL

[WISPA] County Looks To Wireless For Western Connection

2007-01-11 Thread Dawn DiPietro
County Looks To Wireless For Western Connection By Therese Howe (Created: Thursday, January 11, 2007 8:08 AM EST) | Text Size | print | e-mail | comment (0) Focus on the county's broadband debate has shifted westward, where residents will be asked to answer the question of whether they're

[WISPA] Wanted: Antennas, PoE Injectors, RJ45 Feedthru Adapters

2007-01-11 Thread KyWiFi LLC
Just checking to see if any of my fellow list members have any of the following items in inventory you would like to sell? QTY Needed Item 20 PacWireless 16dBi Panel PA24-16 20 PacWireless 24dBi Grid DC24HDPF1PF 50

[WISPA] DPI Alert System

2007-01-11 Thread Gino A. Villarini
We Are looking to implement a Deep Packet Inspection System that would alert us of malicious traffic... Any ideas ? Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel 787.273.4143 fax 787.273.4145 -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

[WISPA] ELN WISPA

2007-01-11 Thread Peter R.
It is too complex. That was the Big Picture Idea from ISPCON when EarthLink announced its Alliance program. The problem is management of 700 different systems. Most are not wi-fi, so there is CPE involved. There are other issues. - Peter Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Now for the next phase that

[WISPA] ot---Fw: Please note Schafer, Marlon that this is your Final Notice of Domain Extension

2007-01-11 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Final NoticeAnhone seen a deal like this before? We do NOT currently own the www.odessawa.us domain. Looks like a registration scam to me. Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)

RE: [WISPA] ot---Fw: Please note Schafer, Marlon that this is your Final Notice of Domain Extension

2007-01-11 Thread Rick Herrmann
SCAM! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007 11:47 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] ot---Fw: Please note Schafer, Marlon that this is your Final Notice of Domain

Re: [WISPA] DPI Alert System

2007-01-11 Thread Jon Langeler
I was looking for the same. Someone on the list said they looked at Juniper and someone else and settled upon Astaro. Jon Langeler Michwave Tech. Gino A. Villarini wrote: We Are looking to implement a Deep Packet Inspection System that would alert us of malicious traffic... Any ideas ?

[WISPA] Bandwidth Program/Script for Web Server?

2007-01-11 Thread Bo Hamilton
Hello Everyone! Im looking for a Bandwidth Progrom for my Web Server. Can someone on the list help me? Thanks in advance! Bo Hamilton NCOWireless.com -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

[WISPA] Earthlink turns up 15 sq mi of free WiFi in Philly today

2007-01-11 Thread Ralph
EarthLink Lets Free Wi-Fi Ring in the City of Brotherly Love Philadelphia Residents Visitors to Test New Wi-Fi Network Free-of-Charge ATLANTA, Jan. 11 -- Ring the Liberty Bell! EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) is in the spirit of giving! Today, the ISP is kicking off a service that will give

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Program/Script for Web Server?

2007-01-11 Thread N White
Bo Hamilton wrote: Hello Everyone! Im looking for a Bandwidth Progrom for my Web Server. Can someone on the list help me? Thanks in advance! Bo Hamilton NCOWireless.com What web server are you running? -- --- | Nick White | | [EMAIL PROTECTED] |

RE: [WISPA] Bandwidth Program/Script for Web Server?

2007-01-11 Thread Mac Dearman
Bo, Are you looking for something to shape the traffic or something you can install on a Linux/Windows machine to test bandwidth capacities across links or to clients? Mac -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Bo Hamilton Sent: Thursday,

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Program/Script for Web Server?

2007-01-11 Thread Butch Evans
On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, Bo Hamilton wrote: Hello Everyone! Im looking for a Bandwidth Progrom for my Web Server. Can someone on the list help me? http://www.gambitdesign.com/bandwidthmeter/ is a decent one. It tests download only. You can run something like Qcheck (google that one) or use

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Program/Script for Web Server?

2007-01-11 Thread Matt Liotta
Butch Evans wrote: If you are looking for a fancy version, you can license the one from http://www.ookla.com/speedtest/. That's a pretty expensive option, though. Just host a speedtest.net site. It only costs you bandwidth. You can try ours at the Atlanta speedtest.net location. -Matt --

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Program/Script for Web Server?

2007-01-11 Thread Bo Hamilton
Mac - yes this is going on an apache web server localy on my network so a few clients will stop arguing with me about speed. A! Thanks Mac. WHY ARENT YOU OUT DOING INSTALLS SLACKER! :) Butch - thanks for the input. I will look at those as well. Nick - Im running an apache web server on

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Program/Script for Web Server?

2007-01-11 Thread Bo Hamilton
THanks matt I will look at that as well Bo On 1/11/07, Matt Liotta [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Butch Evans wrote: If you are looking for a fancy version, you can license the one from http://www.ookla.com/speedtest/. That's a pretty expensive option, though. Just host a speedtest.net site.

[WISPA] Looking for Trangos

2007-01-11 Thread wifi
Hello List. Looking for used, but working, 5830 Trango SU's Thanks. Victoria Proffer [EMAIL PROTECTED] StLBroadband.com 314-974-5600 -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Program/Script for Web Server?

2007-01-11 Thread Tom DeReggi
Take note that most typical web based speed testers using basic scripting or html will not give you accurate consistent results. The reason is the web server OS (Apache or IIS) software itself can not respond fast enough with accurate timing to the system clock. A speedtest is pointless if not

RE: [WISPA] Bandwidth Program/Script for Web Server?

2007-01-11 Thread Kelly Shaw
I just downloaded and installed this bandwidthmeter program on a FreeBSD/Apache box and ran it using FireFox and IE. Although the program looks good and and some really cool features, it is still kind of buggy. I'd hold off on using it until it is cleaned up a tad. Kelly Shaw Pure Internet

RE: [WISPA] County Looks To Wireless For Western Connection

2007-01-11 Thread Marty Dougherty
Just to clarify this comment- Instead, what may happen is that cell phones will become our competitors; they usually don't deploy on anything less than high tower. I was not quoted exactly correct. My concern is that the cell phone focused towers would compete with towers that would actually

RE: [WISPA] County Looks To Wireless For Western Connection

2007-01-11 Thread Marty Dougherty
Another angle- http://www.loudountimesmirror.com/site/tab1.cfm?newsid=17690001BRD=2553 PAG=461dept_id=506035rfi=6 Six 140-foot monopoles have been proposed in northwestern Loudoun County to increase wireless Internet and cellular access in rural Loudoun. Low population density in the west fails

Re: [WISPA] County Looks To Wireless For Western Connection

2007-01-11 Thread Tom DeReggi
I got to agree with you Marty... These cell towers are going to accomplish nothing but allow high powered cell phones to come to town, and likely more of a threat than a help. They are designed for cell phone equipment, the only ones able to afford the rent, and likely using broadband as a

Re: [WISPA] i-phone

2007-01-11 Thread John Scrivner
I tend to disagree. I WILL own one and I suspect it will become my primary communications device in my life. Scriv Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: We'll have to wait and see. I think that this will mostly be a niche product. The ipod folks might like it most, but there are a LOT of

RE: [WISPA] i-phone

2007-01-11 Thread chris cooper
Didn't apple sign a deal w/ cingular? Chris -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of John Scrivner Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007 8:14 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] i-phone I tend to disagree. I WILL own one and I suspect it

[WISPA] Do you have something to say?

2007-01-11 Thread John Scrivner
I always like sending out messages like this because it is representative of why we have a trade association. Denise Miller from ISPCON (aka. The Golden Group) just sent me a note to let us know she wants to see some WISPA involvement in their next show. This helps ISPCON with attendance and

Re: [WISPA] i-phone

2007-01-11 Thread Travis Johnson
I agree with John. Apple has done it again with this phone. Think ipod. :) Apple has always been my favorite company (since I started with my Apple ][+ with 48k of RAM). They spend more money on RD than any other company out there, and it's finally starting to pay off. Eventually everything

RE: [WISPA] DPI Alert System

2007-01-11 Thread Gino A. Villarini
Anyone with experience with Allot ? Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel 787.273.4143 fax 787.273.4145 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jon Langeler Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007 2:42 PM To:

RE: [WISPA] DPI Alert System

2007-01-11 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Gino, what is it exactly you want to do?...squelch P2P outbound?...kill off bots sending SPAM?... . . . j o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Gino A. Villarini Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007 8:28 PM To: 'WISPA General List'

RE: [WISPA] DPI Alert System

2007-01-11 Thread Gino A. Villarini
Manage p2p Kill spam Kill network viruses Kill malicious traffic Prioritize protocols Capable of inspecting layer 2 traffinc including vlans Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel 787.273.4143 fax 787.273.4145 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] i-phone

2007-01-11 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I bought a Nokia E61 in Germany. I slipped my Cingular SIM card into it and I'm on the air. The Cingular version cripples Wi-Fi...don't get it. This is the same phone with Wi-Fi. So, with mine, I am my office phone extension off our office Asterisk VoIP wherever there's a hotspot.. for free

[WISPA] Linux distro for the desktop

2007-01-11 Thread Butch Evans
I am a FreeBSD guy. Heart and soul. However, I am in the process of evaluating which Linux distro I want to put on my laptop. I would just go with FreeBSD, but I want to try this Linux thing...FreeBSD makes the BEST server platform (no flames, please), but their desktop OS is not the best.

[WISPA] New WISPA Principle Member

2007-01-11 Thread John Scrivner
We are seeing more momentum toward new paid membership in WISPA and I really appreciate that. The latest WISP operator to join is Greg Coffey of Alluretech / Coffeynet. I am sure I speak for all of us in saying welcome to Greg and thank you for your support to our industry. Here are a few

Re: [WISPA] Linux distro for the desktop

2007-01-11 Thread W.D.McKinney
Hello Butch, Yes FreeBSD is great. That's why I have a MacBook Pro. :-) -Dee Alaska Wireless Systems 1(907)240-2183 Cell 1(907)349-2226 Fax 1(907)349-4308 Office www.akwireless.net - Original Message - From: Butch Evans [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Wispa List [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] Linux distro for the desktop

2007-01-11 Thread Bo Hamilton
Yes Ubunto! Bo On 1/11/07, W.D.McKinney [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Butch, Yes FreeBSD is great. That's why I have a MacBook Pro. :-) -Dee Alaska Wireless Systems 1(907)240-2183 Cell 1(907)349-2226 Fax 1(907)349-4308 Office www.akwireless.net - Original Message - From: Butch

Re: [WISPA] Linux distro for the desktop

2007-01-11 Thread Pete Davis
PCBSD.org has a Freebsd-based desktop environment that is pretty nice. Two ISO files, and its complete with office apps, etc. I loaded it on a kiosk type PC for the lobby of a hotel that we support, and made an auto-login account with almost no rights, and 1 desktop icon, Firefox, labeled the

Re: [WISPA] Linux distro for the desktop

2007-01-11 Thread N White
Butch Evans wrote: I am a FreeBSD guy. Heart and soul. However, I am in the process of evaluating which Linux distro I want to put on my laptop. I would just go with FreeBSD, but I want to try this Linux thing...FreeBSD makes the BEST server platform (no flames, please), but their desktop