Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-05 Thread Chuck Bartosch
. I'm not giving out anything that I think will help my competitors :-). - Original Message - From: Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 10:03 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas Marlon, Also note

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-04 Thread reader
insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Ross Cornett vp...@hofnet-communications.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 7:20 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas I have yet to receive any

[WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Hi All, I've asked before but saw no discussion so here it is again If WISPA gets a chance to give input to the grant process, what should we tell the government? I can't believe that NO ONE here has any input on this at all. Did my last post fail to make it through? Or should we not

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread John McDowell
I thought I saw some posts on that? My main concern is that I do not want a community to be determined by Census. There are too many small communities of 50-100 people that are not on the census that need broadband. This to me is one of the major pitfalls of the USDA program. I could have funded

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Rick Harnish
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of John McDowell Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 10:15 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas I thought I saw some posts on that? My main concern is that I do not want a community to be determined by Census. There are too many small communities of 50

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Lists
General List Cc: legislat...@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] grant funds ideas Hi All, I've asked before but saw no discussion so here it is again If WISPA gets a chance to give input to the grant process, what should we tell the government? I can't believe that NO ONE here has any input

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread rghering
If WISPA was to get input on the grant process, I would like to see more home town WISP's ans ISP's get first hand at the funding. Why? simple. Telco's get to have their hands in Gov money 365 days a year. Its called the high cost fund. With that the home town WISP's and ISP's, should be

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread John McDowell
every post on all the listservs. Thanks, Rick -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of John McDowell Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 10:15 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas I thought I saw some

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Scott Piehn
To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 9:29 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas The ARRA specifically states rural wireless, I would think the telcos are going to have problems with that, or maybe I am wrong. A local telco announced yesterday

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Matt Liotta
On Mar 3, 2009, at 10:05 AM, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: I can't believe that NO ONE here has any input on this at all. Did my last post fail to make it through? Or should we not give any input into the process if given the chance? We'll just let the telco's get all of it then? It

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Ross Cornett
...@odessaoffice.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Cc: legislat...@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 9:05 AM Subject: [WISPA] grant funds ideas Hi All, I've asked before but saw no discussion so here it is again If WISPA gets a chance to give input to the grant process, what

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Rick Harnish
Done :) -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of John McDowell Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 10:30 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas Rick, will you add me to the grants committee list? On Tue, Mar

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread jp
Our state has a rural connectivity program that is part of our state's utility commission and is preparing for the potential for federal funding. They were interested in mapping, data, and projects. They asked ISPs in the state for our suggestions... Here's what I sent in: The ISPs around the

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Tom DeReggi
General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 10:30 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas Rick, will you add me to the grants committee list? On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Rick Harnish rharn...@wispa.org wrote: If everyone would send these ideas to grantscommit

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Tom DeReggi
Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Lists li...@stlbroadband.com To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 10:29 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas The ARRA specifically states rural wireless, I would think the telcos are going to have

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread jp
@wispa.org Cc: legislat...@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] grant funds ideas Hi All, I've asked before but saw no discussion so here it is again If WISPA gets a chance to give input to the grant process, what should we tell the government? I can't believe that NO ONE here has any

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Mike Hammett
Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 3:46 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 10:54:21AM -0600, Mike Hammett wrote: I would prefer funds be made available to companies: with annual revenues of $1M or less from Internet services

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread David E. Smith
Mike Hammett wrote: with annual revenues of $1M or less from Internet services What's wrong with that? That's only about $83k a month, which if you have a high ARPU could be as few as 800-1000 existing subscribers. I can understand having some sort of revenue cutoff, but that seems awfully

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Mike Hammett
] grant funds ideas Mike Hammett wrote: with annual revenues of $1M or less from Internet services What's wrong with that? That's only about $83k a month, which if you have a high ARPU could be as few as 800-1000 existing subscribers. I can understand having some sort of revenue cutoff

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Tom DeReggi
-il.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 5:02 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas I was debating an amount, but it's far easier for companies exceeding $1M in revenues to raise funds than for someone making $100k. - Mike Hammett Intelligent

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Mike Hammett
-- From: Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 5:45 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas Our last WISPA offically lobbied number was less than $10 million in yearly revenue. It solved

Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas

2009-03-03 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
...@rapiddsl.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 10:03 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] grant funds ideas Marlon, Also note... Your post was sent to the general list, not the members list. Technically, WISPA's obligation is to only consider the opinions of its