[WISPA] Broadband Use To Reach 100 Million

2007-03-26 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Broadband Use To Reach 100 Million Submitted by Mike Sachoff on Fri, 03/23/2007 - 09:01. The United States has 54.6 million broadband households, while China has 46.6 million; the two countries comprise the largest broadband markets in the world. On a global scale there were 250 broadband

[WISPA] FCC To Study Broadband Practices

2007-03-26 Thread Dawn DiPietro
FCC To Study Broadband Practices The issue is one of four 'principles' deemed important enough to be studied by the FCC. By W. David Gardner InformationWeek March 22, 2007 05:32 PM The issue of whether broadband providers should charge different prices for different speeds or capacities will

[WISPA] Ericsson deals blow to WiMAX

2007-03-26 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Monday, March 26, 2007 - 9:34 (GMT+99) Ericsson deals blow to WiMAX Filed under: Mobile Phones | by :luk | Red Herring: Ericsson on Friday confirmed reports that it has quietly closed down development and manufacturing of WiMAX products, making it the first major telecommunications equipment

[WISPA] Wireless broadband grants announced by N.H.

2007-03-26 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Saturday, March 24, 2007 Wireless broadband grants announced by N.H. The New Hampshire Division of Economic Development's Telecommunications Advisory Board has unveiled a $100,000 matching grant initiative to stimulate and support wireless broadband public/private projects throughout the

Re: [WISPA] CALEA

2007-03-26 Thread Matt Liotta
Butch Evans wrote: This is not acceptable. ALL facilities based service providers are required to be compliant. How is using a 3rd party not compliant? I seem to recall the FCC specifically allows for 3rd parties to provide your compliance. -Matt -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] CALEA

2007-03-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
A ttp is compliant. But it's entirely possible (probably likely) that the ttp's hardware will have to be at the wisp's local. Not at the upstream. Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)WISP

[WISPA] one-third of U.S. households have no Internet...and do not plan to get it

2007-03-26 Thread George Rogato
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) - A little under one-third of U.S. households have no Internet access and do not plan to get it, with most of the holdouts seeing little use for it in their lives, according to a survey released on Friday. http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070326/od_nm

RE: [WISPA] FCC requests comment on smaller dishes for 11 GHz

2007-03-26 Thread Brad Belton
Agreed. Just getting caught up on some of my email readings and strongly believe Jack and John are off the mark here. 6GHz, 11GHz, 18GHz, 23GHz, 24GHz, 60GHz and 80-90GHz should all be important to us as a group. Any frequency that can be used by fixed wireless operators should be important

[WISPA] Triad VoIP

2007-03-26 Thread Mario Pommier
I wanted to share with my excellent experience with Don Annas from Triad Telecom. I contacted him about VoIP deployment since I need to provide a solution to an MTU. I had the small blurb he submitted about his business. I've never gotten into VoIP and needed (still need) some pretty extensive

[WISPA] CALEA compliance methods

2007-03-26 Thread Adam Greene
Hi, As a new member of WISPA I am reading with interest all of the postings about CALEA from the past few weeks. Thankfully, we have designed our network in such a way that all customer IP traffic passes through at least one Cisco switch before it can be bridged to any other customer or

Re: [WISPA] Vonage

2007-03-26 Thread Rich Comroe
What patents did Vonage infringe upon. What does Verizon have a patter on concerning voip ... Many thanks to Peter, who supplied all the specifics of the patents in question. Interesting reading. ... and how does that effect the future? I read the public announcement from Vonage issued the

[WISPA] For George - just because you were thinking of me.

2007-03-26 Thread Dawn DiPietro
All, Below is Ken's latest Blog post, still a work in progress, since George brought it up he felt it was appropriate. Regards, Dawn DiPietro According to the A.C. Nielsen Co., the average American watches more than 4 hours of TV each day.

Re: [CALEA] Re: [WISPA] CALEA

2007-03-26 Thread Butch Evans
On Mon, 26 Mar 2007, Matt Liotta wrote: Butch Evans wrote: This is not acceptable. ALL facilities based service providers are required to be compliant. How is using a 3rd party not compliant? I seem to recall the FCC specifically allows for 3rd parties to provide your compliance.

Re: [WISPA] Postini Mail Scanning Service

2007-03-26 Thread Mark Nash
Thanks, Marlon. I'm going to give it a try. I'll figure out if I want to charge my customers for it or not. Mark Nash Network Engineer UnwiredOnline.Net 350 Holly Street Junction City, OR 97448 http://www.uwol.net 541-998- 541-998-5599 fax - Original Message - From: Marlon K.

Re: [WISPA] For George - just because you were thinking of me.

2007-03-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
sigh having no viable options vs. having one's head buried in the sand are two totally different things. Boy I'm getting tired of being insulted for having a successful business! marlon - Original Message - From: Dawn DiPietro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Postini Mail Scanning Service

2007-03-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
I hope it works out for you. Work with Frank on it. He can get you a 30 day free trial. We did that and it turned out to be a powerful sales tool for us as well. laters, marlon - Original Message - From: Mark Nash [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent:

Re: [WISPA] IPTV

2007-03-26 Thread Travis Johnson
I can say that I have always been a gadget freak. I almost always have the newest toys (cell phones, laptops, two-way radios, etc.) and I usually play with them for a few months, and then put them on ebay. I am a technology freak. I love new things (like our newest toy, an 18ghz Dragonwave

Re: [WISPA] IPTV

2007-03-26 Thread George Rogato
Nice easy reading here. http://www.comscore.com/press/release.asp?press=1264 Looks like the trend is towards video on demand. Here's a link: http://www.tv-links.co.uk/index.do/4 We have a long way to go before this stuff is mainstream for sure. But there is a convergence happening. I myself

Re: [WISPA] CALEA compliance methods

2007-03-26 Thread wispa
On Mon, 26 Mar 2007 19:49:43 -0400, Adam Greene wrote Hi, As a new member of WISPA I am reading with interest all of the postings about CALEA from the past few weeks. Thankfully, we have designed our network in such a way that all customer IP traffic passes through at least one Cisco

Re: [WISPA] For George - just because you were thinking of me.

2007-03-26 Thread wispa
On Mon, 26 Mar 2007 20:08:56 -0400, Dawn DiPietro wrote All, And which of society's groups of will be eager to take advantage of free Video On Demand? Why the people who can't afford to pay for these high dollar services or would prefer not to. The next question is, what kind of

[WISPA] Re: Postini Mail Scanning Service

2007-03-26 Thread Clint Ricker
I think the technical details are covered here pretty well. In general, the service is rock solid and works quite well. At a former company, we deployed it and used it for several years and never had any complaints on a technical level that I can recall. It really did help retain our

Re: [WISPA] IPTV

2007-03-26 Thread Sam Tetherow
I agree with Travis for similar reasons. I doubt anyone other than the fiber to the home people are going to be able to compete with IPTV unless something drastic happens for wireless delivery of bandwidth. With the proliferation of 720p HDTV and up I can't see someone hooking that up to the

Re: [WISPA] CALEA compliance methods

2007-03-26 Thread J. Vogel
On Mon, 26 Mar 2007 19:49:43 -0400, Adam Greene wrote extracting a snippet from Adam's interesting prose A: No. The petition proposes CALEA coverage of only broadband Internet access service and broadband telephony service. Other Internet-based services, including those classified as

Re: [WISPA] IPTV - HomeZone

2007-03-26 Thread W.D.McKinney
Well with ATT's HomeZone there is a lot of bandwidth use coming up. We are testing it up here in Alaska and it works quite slick. It downloads via the WiMax network and caches it for you. So the bandwidth usage it the deal, not IPTV streaming. Anyone else on the list using it? -Dee Alaska

Re: [WISPA] CALEA compliance methods

2007-03-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Mark, your info is 3 years old We have to be ready to tap our lines. Even IMs. marlon - Original Message - From: wispa [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, March 26, 2007 8:54 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] CALEA compliance methods On Mon, 26 Mar

Re: [WISPA] IPTV

2007-03-26 Thread Rich Comroe
I myself don't want to watch a movie on my pc monitor. I like the comfort of a big picture in my easy chair. When I can do that with internet tv, it will be a lot more popular. Yeah, but ... My living room big picture that I watch from my easy chair happens to be my PC video server, not a TV.

Re: [WISPA] FCC requests comment on smaller dishes for 11 GHz

2007-03-26 Thread Jack Unger
Marlon, With all due respect... We need solid engineering arguements if we're going to present an official WISPA position to the FCC. If we submit comments based on faulty engineering then it will be obvious to the FCC (the FCC has real engineers on staff) that we don't know what we're

Re: [WISPA] FCC requests comment on smaller dishes for 11 GHz

2007-03-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
All due respect right back at ya! grin Anyhow, to think that manufacturers all have our best interests at heart is a bit naive I think. What's better for them? A 4' dish sale or a cheap and easy 2' or 1' dish? I'm not willing to get into technical arguments about this issue. The fact

Re: [WISPA] FCC requests comment on smaller dishes for 11 GHz

2007-03-26 Thread Jack Unger
Brad, I think you may be misquoting or misunderstanding me. No good can come from that. Real questions need to be asked and need to be correctly answered before we risk our reputation by filing comments with the FCC that are technically incomplete or technically incorrect. Here's a repost