[WISPA] monitoring product (was Re: Ubiquiti Beta 5.2.4 Released)

2010-04-09 Thread Matt Liotta
This makes me think about a cool product someone needs to produce. Some sort of device that could be deployed at a wireless colocation site that would simply listen on a variety of bands and collect weather information. The device would make all this data available via some reasonable API;

Re: [WISPA] Building Heights?

2010-03-29 Thread Matt Liotta
Skyscrapers.com is often useful in major cities. -Matt On Mar 29, 2010, at 2:07 PM, Charles Hooper wrote: Hello, Does anyone know a reliable source/method of getting building heights? Something like a topographical map that included buildings would be excellent, but I haven't been able

Re: [WISPA] BIP/BTOP

2010-03-02 Thread Matt Liotta
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 NTIA and RUS will grant a limited extension of time to file infrastructure applications in the second funding round. Specifically, applicants for BTOP Comprehensive Community Infrastructure projects will have until March 26th to file their applications to NTIA. Applicants

Re: [WISPA] Clear

2010-02-24 Thread Matt Liotta
They have to do something. If they don't start adding customers soon their first mover advantage is going to be lost. -Matt On Feb 24, 2010, at 9:03 AM, Jayson Baker wrote: They've met with our datacenter folks and been on the roof numerous times. To me, that says they're getting ready to

[WISPA] new FCC report out

2010-02-23 Thread Matt Liotta
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-296442A1.pdf * 35% percent of americans unserved * We need to tackle the challenge of connecting 93 million Americans to our broadband future, said FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski in a statement timed with the release of the survey. In the

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Possible way to create a free tool for 477 reporting data at the tract level

2010-02-18 Thread Matt Liotta
You raise the money. I'll do the programming. WISPA can keep the money. -Matt On Feb 18, 2010, at 10:07 AM, Mac Dearman wrote: I would be glad to start a $$ pool to have someone develop a tool for WISPA members to get the data we need for the form 477. On second thoughts - - it would be

Re: [WISPA] Regulators may drop broadband line-sharing bombshell

2010-02-16 Thread Matt Liotta
I don't think this is good. The last time it was tried we got a bunch of unsustainable business models along with increasing gamesmanship from the ILECs. Besides, the RBOCs are looking for reasons to shutdown their wireline operations anyway. This will only speed that up. I think we need

Re: [WISPA] [Wispashow] Decision on WISPA Show

2010-02-08 Thread Matt Liotta
Central is better. I like not losing a day for travel. I thought St. Louis was suggested at one point, which seems like a decent idea. -Matt On Feb 8, 2010, at 9:49 AM, Tom DeReggi wrote: I personally like central shows because less travel time and less time zone change for all America

Re: [WISPA] [Wispashow] Decision on WISPA Show

2010-02-08 Thread Matt Liotta
Seems like a logical position if the purpose of the show is to drive WISPA membership. Maybe the existing members want a show for another purpose. -Matt On Feb 8, 2010, at 3:03 PM, Forbes Mercy wrote: While I initially had the same concerns you had and was not even that personally impressed

Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: TheFCC'sroleinregulationofnet-neutrality

2010-02-06 Thread Matt Liotta
On Feb 6, 2010, at 12:07 PM, Jeff Broadwick wrote: I am afraid you will have to be disapointed. I know that American Thinker has a point of view...but what SPECIFICALLY did they get wrong? It doesn't matter what was right or wrong in the article you cited because even if everything was

Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: The FCC's role in regulationof net-neutrality

2010-02-05 Thread Matt Liotta
The Community Reinvestment Act was first passed in 1977. It was later changed under Bush in 1989 because of the S L crisis. I mention this only to provide some context as to how long it has been with us and the variety of administrations that have affected it. It was really the Federal Housing

Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: The FCC's role in regulationofnet-neutrality

2010-02-05 Thread Matt Liotta
] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Friday, February 05, 2010 9:36 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: The FCC's role in regulationofnet-neutrality The Community Reinvestment Act was first passed in 1977. It was later changed under Bush in 1989 because of the S L

Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: The FCC's role in regulationofnet-neutrality

2010-02-05 Thread Matt Liotta
On Feb 5, 2010, at 10:06 AM, Brad Belton wrote: The underlying point still holds true; big government imposing rules on lenders forcing them to lend to those that wouldn't have normally qualified. No, it in fact does not hold true. Since CRA mortgages were only a fraction of the bad

Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: The FCC's role inregulationofnet-neutrality

2010-02-05 Thread Matt Liotta
x106 (US/Can) +1 574-935-8484 x106 (Int'l) -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Friday, February 05, 2010 10:13 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: The FCC's role

Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: The FCC's role in regulation of net-neutrality

2010-02-05 Thread Matt Liotta
On Feb 5, 2010, at 11:04 AM, Chuck Bartosch wrote: That statement completely ignores history. The tendency of any unconstrained capitalist is to form a monopoly. Hell, *I'd* do it if I could ;-). And unconstrained capitalism that achieves a monopoly rarely acts in its customers own best

Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: The FCC's roleinregulationofnet-neutrality

2010-02-05 Thread Matt Liotta
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Friday, February 05, 2010 10:53 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: The FCC's roleinregulationofnet-neutrality You keep make unsubstantiated claims. Where is your data? If you are so sure

Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: The FCC'sroleinregulationofnet-neutrality

2010-02-05 Thread Matt Liotta
-5123 x106 (US/Can) +1 574-935-8484 x106 (Int'l) -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Friday, February 05, 2010 3:29 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what

Re: [WISPA] Common Carrier or what: TheFCC'sroleinregulationofnet-neutrality

2010-02-05 Thread Matt Liotta
, Jeff Jeff Broadwick ImageStream 800-813-5123 x106 (US/Can) +1 574-935-8484 x106 (Int'l) -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Friday, February 05, 2010 3:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject

Re: [WISPA] BGP Load Balancing Help

2010-01-17 Thread Matt Liotta
Prepending is no longer the desirable solution and should only be used if your upstreams don't support a better way. The preferred way is to adjust local preference based on a route policy. You can simply prefer your fiber circuit if you want or adjust it on an AS basis. You will likely only

Re: [WISPA] Wimax gear - licensed bands btw

2009-12-31 Thread Matt Liotta
Many of those licenses had serious restrictions, which is why the auction reverse was so low in the first place. -Matt On Dec 31, 2009, at 1:24 AM, Charles Wu wrote: Speaking of which, did anyone notice the results of the latest BRS Auction (#86) Licenses went for an average of $0.03 /

[WISPA] stimulus announcements thus far

2009-12-17 Thread Matt Liotta
A $33.5 million grant to the North Georgia Network Cooperative for a fiber-optic ring that will bring high-speed Internet connections to the northern Georgia foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The project will serve an eight-county area with a population of 334,000. A $25.4 million

Re: [WISPA] stimulus announcements thus far

2009-12-17 Thread Matt Liotta
See the highlighted projects here... http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/20091217-recovery-act-investments-broadband.pdf -Matt On Dec 17, 2009, at 3:20 PM, David E. Smith wrote: On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 13:24, Robert West robert.w...@just- micro.comwrote: So how did it get

Re: [WISPA] Insurance thread- Matt and the rest

2009-12-10 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 9, 2009, at 5:02 PM, Tom DeReggi wrote: Matt, would you mind clarifying.When you said... have not the left the business, did you mean I don't mind clarifying, but I am not sure what the interest is. 1) Have not left OneRing/RapidLink, and are involved in a non-employee

Re: [WISPA] Insurance thread- Matt and the rest

2009-12-10 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 10, 2009, at 1:29 AM, rwf wrote: Oh? So you are still a WISP then? What is your company called? Guess your filter still isn't working then. I am not a WISP and never have been. If you think you know something and would like to get yourself and others in trouble then by all means

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-09 Thread Matt Liotta
on this topic no matter what Matt says next. Greg On Dec 8, 2009, at 9:05 PM, Matt Liotta wrote: On Dec 8, 2009, at 8:56 PM, os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Matt, Chill, you're taking a really harsh tone. I'm talking about Cuba because I know about that. I have many Latino friends. I

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-09 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 8, 2009, at 9:32 PM, MDK wrote: As I stated before... Medicare reimburses such low amounts, that ever doctor, hospital, clinic, lab, etc, that accepts it does so at a loss. Not just no profit but at a loss.Not only that, but Medicare has the highest level of financial

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-09 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 8, 2009, at 11:29 PM, MDK wrote: I'm sure you're a nice guy... But you're trying to convince a lot of people who know better by long years of experience, that life would be beautiful and all will be fine, if we just give Congress a few more trillion dollars a year of our hard

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-09 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 9, 2009, at 12:20 AM, MDK wrote: Every country with a government run medical system Denies routine medical care, extraordinary medical care, or expensive medical care on a routine basis. This is why babies delivered by the NHS hospitals in Britain are less than 90% born

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-09 Thread Matt Liotta
morally relieved of any personal responsibility for those who suffer for a lack, right? Or, are you going to tell us that government can buy unlimited health care for everyone? -- From: Matt Liotta mlio...@r337.com Sent: Tuesday, December 08

Re: [WISPA] Insurance thread- Matt and the rest

2009-12-09 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 9, 2009, at 9:50 AM, rwf wrote: Matt- Please consider taking your insurance debate to another list. It is not my debate. I believe the list was discussing this for at least 3 days before I made my first post. When you pop in, you just make the discussion hotter and more active.

Re: [WISPA] Insurance thread- Matt and the rest

2009-12-09 Thread Matt Liotta
I am not longer with Rapid Link/One Ring as an employee, but I have not left the business. Ralph likes to speak out of turn. -Matt On Dec 9, 2009, at 9:57 AM, Brad Belton wrote: Matt's not in the business anymore? News to me. I thought he was with Rapid or Ring something or another?

Re: [WISPA] What the heck is Matt doing now?!? WAS: Re: Insurance

2009-12-09 Thread Matt Liotta
? -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless- boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Wednesday, December 09, 2009 7:08 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Insurance thread- Matt and the rest I am not longer with Rapid Link/One Ring

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
History should be a guide; not a box. Our country has proven that our system of government and its attitude towards the free market is unmatched by any other system of government past or present. However, multinational corporations are something new that our system is having a hard time

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 8, 2009, at 11:10 AM, Jeff Broadwick wrote: Not sure where you got this info Matt. I've seen just the opposite. In Mississippi they had lost most of the OB/GYN docs. They are now getting what they need since they enacted tort reform. You've seen or read the studies? Because

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 8, 2009, at 11:18 AM, Brad Belton wrote: Agreed. Tort reform will help save healthcare costs and enable more doctors to practice their trade. My doctor just shut down his practice of 20-30 years and let his entire staff go due to the cost of business growing out of control.

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 8, 2009, at 11:32 AM, Jeff Broadwick wrote: From the NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/05/us/05doctors.html?_r=1 The article certainly shares some facts and anecdotes regarding the 2003 Texas tort reform. However, it doesn't point to any research that ties cause and effect.

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 8, 2009, at 12:55 PM, Andy Trimmell wrote: Kinda like when I was home schooled as a kid and my parents had to pay school taxes for public school? Only makes sense that we'd again pay twice for another public option. Good analogy. I don't think your parents had to pay twice. They

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
Those other countries that have better health outcomes and a longer life expectancy have taken profit out of healthcare. Further, their doctors are smart and spent a lot of time and money going to medical as well. Most did it for the same reasons as doctors here. And many get paid well

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 8, 2009, at 4:18 PM, Blake Bowers wrote: If Cuba is so good, why do they rank below the US? Mostly likely because they are such a poor country and can't spend much money on healthcare. -Matt WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 8, 2009, at 5:37 PM, Blake Bowers wrote: You can't have it both ways. The survey (which is flawed, but it was brought up) says that Cuba rates below the US. Did you read how the numbers were come up with? I guess I don't understand how I am expecting it both ways. You asked why

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 8, 2009, at 7:16 PM, Mike Hammett wrote: Exactly. Bernie Madoff went to jail because of his Ponzi scheme, why didn't FDR for social security? Well, other than the obvious of him dieing. Maybe you don't realize that Madoff fraudulently mislead investors whereas social security is

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
And I guess because you know someone from Canada/Britain/France/Spain/ etc that swears the healthcare is worse then they make it out to be and that the US is where everyone with money goes then it must be true. Let's all just ignore study after study that shows every single first world

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread Matt Liotta
On Dec 8, 2009, at 8:56 PM, os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Matt, Chill, you're taking a really harsh tone. I'm talking about Cuba because I know about that. I have many Latino friends. I speak Spanish. I know Cubans and I know a lot of people who have been to Cuba. You're putting

Re: [WISPA] OSPF Calculations

2009-11-25 Thread Matt Liotta
show ip route -Matt On Nov 25, 2009, at 1:47 PM, Scott Reed wrote: Does the lack of response mean there is no tool? Is this something WISPS would use if it were available? Scott Reed wrote: Does anyone have a tool you use to help determine OSPF link costs and track what you have set

Re: [WISPA] Which WiMAX Are You?

2009-09-13 Thread Matt Liotta
Too many lists just fragment the conversation. Many including myself just don't feel like joining a bunch of lists. Ultimately, if WISPA is trying to move the value of the lists to just members then they should just make the existing list, members only and be done with. -Matt On Sep 12,

Re: [WISPA] Which WiMAX Are You?

2009-09-09 Thread Matt Liotta
in a netbook and a USB dongle. Does anyone know if the Intel WiMAX chips support 3.65GHz? Tim -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 3:34 PM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Which WiMAX Are You?

2009-09-09 Thread Matt Liotta
On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 6:52 PM, Tim Sylvester t...@avanzarnetworks.comwrote: What part of the 3650 rules make E not supportable? Tim -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Re: [WISPA] Grant

2009-08-12 Thread Matt Liotta
My two cents is that BIP/BTOP is going to be great for vendors and terrible for WISPs. The vendors don't care who gets awarded the money as long as they sell gear. -Matt On Aug 12, 2009, at 3:39 PM, Blake Bowers wrote: Just an observation. Lots of companies are asking for letters of

Re: [WISPA] Rapid Link Awarded Approximately $2.8 Million Grant Fromthe California Advanced Services Fund (CASF)

2009-07-17 Thread Matt Liotta
On Jul 17, 2009, at 11:09 AM, Tom DeReggi wrote: Clearly a victory that some government bodies are recognizing WISP provers. (Even if they are a publically traded company :-) Just to clarify... We partnered with a local operator named Mother Lode Internet. The local operator will focus

Re: [WISPA] Question re: WISP for sale

2009-07-17 Thread Matt Liotta
Revenue matters a lot less now. Earnings-based deals are what are being done now. Of course, many WISPs are spending all of their earnings on CAPEX. This is where capitalized leases play such a critical role. -Matt On Jul 17, 2009, at 3:57 PM, Travis Johnson wrote: 3x gross annual was a

Re: [WISPA] Question re: WISP for sale

2009-07-17 Thread Matt Liotta
So it would seem, but that is not the case. There are plenty of companies looking to acquire operators right now that are EBITDA positive. Unfortunately, too many operators that would normally be interested in a deal are hoping for a windfall thanks to ARRA. This means that the supply of

Re: [WISPA] Rapid Link Awarded Approximately $2.8 Million Grant Fromthe California Advanced Services Fund (CASF)

2009-07-17 Thread Matt Liotta
On Jul 17, 2009, at 9:09 PM, Chuck Bartosch wrote: Isn't Ben a WISPA member? I thought he'd told me two ISPCons ago he was going to join... Not that I am aware. -Matt WISPA Wants You! Join today!

[WISPA] Rapid Link Awarded Approximately $2.8 Million Grant From the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF)

2009-07-16 Thread Matt Liotta
CASF Funding to Accelerate Broadband Services Delivery to Five Counties Company to Seek Additional Funding Through ARRA Broadband Stimulus Programs http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Rapid-Link-Awarded-iw-2628732805.html?x=0.v=1 -Matt

Re: [WISPA] ntop

2009-07-10 Thread Matt Liotta
customer of ours has a Cisco that does. -Matt On Jul 8, 2009, at 11:55 AM, Matt Liotta wrote: Good call... I forgot all about IP SLA. We can easily query that via SNMP. -Matt On Jul 8, 2009, at 11:35 AM, Rutis, Cameron wrote: I haven't worked with it yet but cisco's IP SLA feature can

Re: [WISPA] ntop

2009-07-08 Thread Matt Liotta
/technologies_white_paper0900aecd801752ec.html -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 4:29 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] ntop On Jun 29, 2009, at 7:02 PM, Jeff Broadwick wrote

Re: [WISPA] ntop

2009-06-30 Thread Matt Liotta
On Jun 29, 2009, at 7:02 PM, Jeff Broadwick wrote: Matt, Are you looking for specific specs like latency and jitter? I was hoping for something better. I can get latency and jitter information at layer3 from our Ciscos as well as latency and jitter of RTP itself from our soft switches.

[WISPA] ntop

2009-06-29 Thread Matt Liotta
Anyone have any experience with ntop? Specially, with analysis of netflow and voip. -Matt WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] ntop

2009-06-29 Thread Matt Liotta
45373 When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 11:01 AM, Matt Liotta mlio...@r337.com wrote: Anyone have any experience with ntop? Specially, with analysis of netflow and voip

Re: [WISPA] ntop

2009-06-29 Thread Matt Liotta
On Jun 29, 2009, at 11:21 AM, Jeremy Parr wrote: Do you have any specific questions? Yes, it can identify most VoIP traffic, and yes, it can take a netflow feed. I am looking for a few things. One is to be able to track utilization on a per AS basis both in realtime and over time. We have

Re: [WISPA] 3.65GHz Exclusion Zone

2009-06-18 Thread Matt Liotta
150km radius -Matt On Jun 18, 2009, at 11:01 AM, 3-dB Networks wrote: Okay I'm banging my head against the wall a bit this morning J Subpart Z of the FCC Part 90 Rules - Wireless Broadband Serices in the 3650-3700 MHz Band - Section 90.1331 states: (a)(1) Except as provided in

Re: [WISPA] 3.65GHz Exclusion Zone

2009-06-18 Thread Matt Liotta
Wyble wrote: BTW the calculations in the RO appendix have errors. I have a corrected version provided to me by the FCC OET. If there is interest I can post it online and send the link. Matt Liotta wrote: 150km radius -Matt On Jun 18, 2009, at 11:01 AM, 3-dB Networks wrote: Okay I'm

Re: [WISPA] OSPF and BGP for Internal Network

2009-06-14 Thread Matt Liotta
More importantly OSPF or most IGPs for that matter can only get so large before their performance becomes an issue. BGP doesn't have these scalability issues. Therefore, large networks run OSPF or ISIS for select parts of their network and then aggregate the parts behind BGP. -Matt On

Re: [WISPA] Need BGP Support ASAP

2009-06-09 Thread Matt Liotta
On Jun 9, 2009, at 3:02 PM, David wrote: You prepend the link you want to disfavor. The more you prepend the longer a route will look. Assuming your upstream didn't increase your local preference, which is normally the case these days. AS prepending is no longer the ideal methodology

Re: [WISPA] Need BGP Support ASAP

2009-06-09 Thread Matt Liotta
If you provide the prefixes in question it would be easier. You may want to have your customer check with their other upstreams to see what communities they support. BGP communities that adjust local preference are preferred over prepending. See http://www.onesc.net/communities/ for a

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Matt Liotta
There is only one PA that can support GigE, which is the PA-GE. Unfortunately, the slot can't support the full capacity of the interface. Depending on what engine you have you will not likely exceed 200Mbps with that interface. The only way to really handle GigE with a 7200 is to get at

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Matt Liotta
A lot less than you would think. We run Cisco for our entire network. Costs have come way down on new equipment and there is a ton of used equipment for pennies on dollar. -Matt On Jun 3, 2009, at 2:10 PM, Kevin Neal wrote: I've found Cisco ports are more expensive than a Mikrotik

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Matt Liotta
On Jun 3, 2009, at 3:49 PM, David E. Smith wrote: Did Cisco ever come to their senses on IOS licensing? Used to be, the software on a Cisco router was licensed to an entity separate from the purchase of the hardware. Thus, if you bought a router used, its (already-installed) copy of IOS was

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Matt Liotta
word: http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/14756 Jeff ImageStream -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Wednesday, June 03, 2009 3:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Matt Liotta
and is generally transfered at the end with a buy out. The amount of leased Cisco hardware is astounding. -Matt On Jun 3, 2009, at 4:09 PM, David E. Smith wrote: Matt Liotta wrote: Did Cisco ever come to their senses on IOS licensing? That is FUD from competing vendors. http://www.infoworld.com/t

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Matt Liotta
On Jun 3, 2009, at 4:29 PM, Jeff Broadwick wrote: Matt, That was just the first article I found. There are plenty of others. When this first came out, I was on the ISP-Equipment List and it was a huge subject of conversation. Many of the resellers of used Cisco gear put a note on

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Matt Liotta
/US/prod/cisco_software_transfer_relicensing_policy.h tml Jeff ImageStream -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Wednesday, June 03, 2009 4:20 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] OT

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Matt Liotta
On Jun 3, 2009, at 4:44 PM, Jeff Broadwick wrote: Also, your opinion on this subject seems to have changed. This is from your post on 3-18-2008. The first part is David Smith's question to you: How so? The IOS software issue continues to be complicated, which was my original point.

Re: [WISPA] Cisco IOS licensing policies (was: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet cards)

2009-06-03 Thread Matt Liotta
On Jun 3, 2009, at 6:26 PM, David E. Smith wrote: So you actually don't have any documentation that resale of Cisco gear transfer the IOS license, thus making the gear usable (in Cisco's eyes) to the second-hand buyer. Gotcha. Do you have any actual documentation where Cisco successfully

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Stimulus Allocations?

2009-05-25 Thread Matt Liotta
At the end of the day, the agencies giving out the money have to give out a lot of money in a very short period of time. To achieve this they plan on dividing up the allocations across a variety of other entities for help as well as allocating large sums to individual companies. This means

Re: [WISPA] Service Limits

2009-05-21 Thread Matt Liotta
into this buildings MPOE's we would have a 10 meg fiber circuit and be paying about $700 for it. The fiber is at the curb, but Bishop Ranch won't let TW Telecom in John Matt Liotta wrote: Personally, I wouldn't go with TW Telecom for bandwidth. They tend to be overly pricy

Re: [WISPA] Service Limits

2009-05-21 Thread Matt Liotta
On May 21, 2009, at 12:39 PM, Brad Belton wrote: Your argument makes the assumption there are no other options for a tenant other than the property in question. No it doesn't make that assumption. Tenants make long term decisions related to property leases. In many cases, the tenant

Re: [WISPA] I need a few people to run a bandwidth test to me please...

2009-05-15 Thread Matt Liotta
[~]# wget http://208.65.55.55/dummy.zip --07:49:09-- http://208.65.55.55/dummy.zip = `dummy.zip' Connecting to 208.65.55.55:80... connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK Length: 63,375,843 (60M) [application/zip] 100% [= =

Re: [WISPA] I need a few people to run a bandwidth test to me please...

2009-05-15 Thread Matt Liotta
Personally, I wouldn't go with TW Telecom for bandwidth. They tend to be overly pricy and their peering is too selective. In a case where the city you are located in doesn't have good peering such as Orlando you need to carefully select your upstream. In the case of TW Telecom, they have

Re: [WISPA] I need a few people to run a bandwidth test to me please... - OFFLIST

2009-05-15 Thread Matt Liotta
-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Friday, May 15, 2009 6:53 AM To: sc...@brevardwireless.com; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] I need a few people to run a bandwidth test to me please... [~]# wget http://208.65.55.55/dummy.zip

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik FCC

2009-05-12 Thread Matt Liotta
On May 12, 2009, at 1:25 PM, Scott Carullo wrote: Eje Gustafsson says this is not the case or elsewhen I buy a minipci wireless card for my laptop it would be illegal... This has been discussed at length. No matter how many times someone makes the laptop argument it doesn't change the fact

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik FCC

2009-05-12 Thread Matt Liotta
On May 12, 2009, at 2:24 PM, Scott Carullo wrote: I've been told personally by an FCC testing lab that I can take a XR5 which has been tested with say a 23db panel antenna (with FCC) and use the same gain antenna or less for myself and would not have to have it certified again...

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik FCC

2009-05-12 Thread Matt Liotta
On May 12, 2009, at 4:21 PM, Scott Carullo wrote: Ok... so back to original dilemma... I take a XR5, the precise antenna they certified with this radio card, a RB411 and hook it all up and use it myself within FCC RF guidelines. Criminal or law abiding citizen... Neither, but you

Re: [WISPA] One connection bandwidth=x / 2 commections bandwidth=2x why?

2009-05-11 Thread Matt Liotta
I could download the file in 16 seconds from Atlanta. Never saw it get past 48Mbps. Did notice it was routing through Ashburn, which is less than ideal if you are Florida. -Matt On May 11, 2009, at 8:15 PM, Scott Carullo wrote: Yes lots of them, from different internet connections as

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-23 Thread Matt Liotta
You are not going to get the answers you are seeking. Worse still anyone who tries to give you those answers is either uninformed or lying. As I stated several posts ago, you need to have a thorough understanding of the equipment, have conducting extensive field trials, and produced a

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-23 Thread Matt Liotta
On Apr 23, 2009, at 11:43 AM, Patrick Leary wrote: Matt, you said you needed to provide a reason why you did not suggest Aperto. Would it not be preferrable to provide a real reason, not something that is based on a weak deduction, e.g. Aperto issues few PRs so they must not do any

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-23 Thread Matt Liotta
On Apr 23, 2009, at 11:48 AM, Patrick Leary wrote: That was a PR from June 2008 Matt, when few vendors even had certified product in the market for more than a month or two. Further, Manish is not even here any longer. I joined, first as a full time consultant, in October 22, 2008. Check

Re: [WISPA] How does a WISP respond to this situation?

2009-04-23 Thread Matt Liotta
On Apr 23, 2009, at 2:12 PM, Lists wrote: Am I owed the balance of the contract? Am I owed the cost of my equipment? Yes and yes assuming there is no provision in the contract why that would not be the case. Since the customer owes you for the service and the equipment if they destroy

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Matt Liotta
Those of us operators who actually have experience in the field with the gear tend to avoid posting to threads about WiMAX because the threads quickly devolve. I suggest you read the archives of this mailing list. To summarize though; operators who use WiMAX like it and think the

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Matt Liotta
recommendations and WISP experiences from people that have actually deployed Wimax in the 3650Mhz space. The area I'm looking to serve wouldn't be cost effective to serve via Wifi. Matt Liotta wrote: Those of us operators who actually have experience in the field with the gear tend to avoid posting

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Matt Liotta
On Apr 22, 2009, at 3:17 PM, 3-dB Networks wrote: Matt, How does what you say in the first paragraph make Aperto not viable? I don't think anything from my first paragraph makes Aperto not viable. I am not sure I even like the term viable. I wouldn't suggest Aperto or recommend them as a

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Matt Liotta
On Apr 22, 2009, at 4:55 PM, Butch Evans wrote: Matt, I apologize for the earlier post regarding your response in this thread. This post was certainly one that is helpful and addresses the questions that started the thread. I obviously missed this email before my most recent post. However,

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Matt Liotta
On Apr 22, 2009, at 4:46 PM, Butch Evans wrote: WiMAX obviously has some things to offer. It was written specifically as an outdoor wireless specification. I think your summarization is a little short of the truth, though. It would be nice, IMO, if you, as an operator who acutally

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Matt Liotta
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/localnews/content/business/epaper/2009/04/20/0420airspan.html -Matt On Apr 22, 2009, at 5:30 PM, Pat O'Connor wrote: Anybody use Airspan for Wimax? Michael Baird wrote: It was interesting, but I was hoping for some more first hand experience reporting.

Re: [WISPA] Sprint Wholesale

2009-04-20 Thread Matt Liotta
Mike Tataris Specialized Account Manager - WSG Phone: 404-649-1521 Cell: 678-478-9132 Fax: 800-329-6882 Email: mike.tata...@sprint.com On Apr 20, 2009, at 5:30 PM, Mike Hammett wrote: Does anyone have a contact at Sprint wholesale. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions

Re: [WISPA] Wireless Ethernet

2009-03-25 Thread Matt Liotta
You want a pseudowire appliance that creates a T1 across an Ethernet link. Rad, Telco, and Dragonwave all make good products at reasonable prices. I have some extra ones if you want a deal. -Matt On Mar 25, 2009, at 6:39 PM, Forbes Mercy wrote: I have a customer who wants to use our towers

Re: [WISPA] 2nd Look @ 3.65 ?

2009-03-20 Thread Matt Liotta
11Mbps at 18 miles. Travis Microserv Matt Liotta wrote: Yes, but the UBNT 3.65 radios are crap. Everyone we tried was worthless. On the other hand, every Redline 3.65 radio whether RedMax or AN80 has worked perfect. -Matt On Mar 18, 2009, at 3:20 PM, Brian Rohrbacher wrote: Wow. I have

Re: [WISPA] 2nd Look @ 3.65 ?

2009-03-20 Thread Matt Liotta
On Mar 20, 2009, at 1:57 PM, Mike Hammett wrote: 2 megs is yesterday's news. U-Verse is 18/1.5 FiOS is 50/20 Charter has 60/5 Comcast has 50/10 2 megs is 36 times faster than 56k. Charter is 30 times faster than that. Why is the wireless world happy with being 10 years behind the

Re: [WISPA] 2nd Look @ 3.65 ?

2009-03-20 Thread Matt Liotta
Might want to get a license for that. -Matt On Mar 20, 2009, at 12:59 PM, Travis Johnson wrote: I have a single 3.65 Mikrotik system (RB411 with XR3-3.7 cards) feeding three remote towers. Rock solid. 60+ days now. 11Mbps. 18 miles. Travis Microserv Matt Liotta wrote: According

Re: [WISPA] 2nd Look @ 3.65 ?

2009-03-20 Thread Matt Liotta
On Mar 20, 2009, at 3:50 PM, rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: Mike Hammett and I both are watching huge amounts of investment being poured into WIMAX equipment that's designed to meet last year's bandwidth model and asking the same question.When are the WIMAX folks going to

Re: [WISPA] 2nd Look @ 3.65 ?

2009-03-19 Thread Matt Liotta
We are seeing around $500 ARPU and on average 6 customers deployed per 7Mhz channel with our RedMax basestations. I see no reason to complain. -Matt On Mar 19, 2009, at 2:33 PM, Mike Hammett wrote: Good efficiencies, not enough throughput per channel, however. In one thread in one list

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