[WISPA] Level 3 to buy communications provider TelCove

2006-05-02 Thread Dawn DiPietro
All, I thought this news might be of interest. Regards, Dawn DiPietro NEW YORK, May 1 (Reuters) - Level 3 Communications Inc. (LVLT.O: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Monday it agreed to buy privately-held TelCove Inc. for $1.08 billion in cash and stock in a deal that gives it an

Re: [WISPA] ATT, Akimbo To Offer VOD Over DSL

2006-05-02 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Johnny O, That was meant sarcastically. I should have made that more clear. Below is the original thread http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/2005-January/016535.html Some believed that this was not a high bandwidth application. Regards, Dawn DiPietro JohnnyO wrote: Dawn - what do

[WISPA] Re: [TVWHITESPACE] WISPA Whitespace possition paper

2006-05-02 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Hi All, We're working (again) with the New America Foundation and the Media Access Project on some 900 MHz issues. There is a push in place for making at least some of the 900 band licensed. We need some SPECIFIC examples of what people are able to do with 900 MHz that they were/are unable

Re: [WISPA] Level 3 to buy communications provider TelCove

2006-05-02 Thread Blake Bowers
They also recently purchased ICG, which had JUST purchased many of the assets and routes of Corban Networks out of bankruptcy. Very interesting following the executives of the bankrupt company, and where they ended up. All, I thought this news might be of interest. Regards, Dawn

RE: [WISPA] Re: [TVWHITESPACE] WISPA Whitespace possition paper

2006-05-02 Thread chris cooper
I would imagine many rural wisp rely heavily on 900 Mhz. It's the only product we can use to provide last mile services to most customers. Our challenges are: 1. Sparse populations, often less than 30 people/ Sq mile. 900 Mhz cells enable us to encompass a relatively large service territory from

[WISPA] Fw: [TVWHITESPACE] WISPA Whitespace possition paper

2006-05-02 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
fyi Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)And I run my own wisp! 64.146.146.12 (net meeting) www.odessaoffice.com/wireless

[WISPA] What's next for the forward looking WISP?

2006-05-02 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
http://www.isp-planet.com/fixed_wireless/business/2006/lines.html Let the argument begin! grin Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)And I run my

[WISPA] Charleston WV

2006-05-02 Thread chris cooper
Does anybody have service available in Charleston WV? Hit me off list if you can help. Thanks, Chris Cooper Intelliwave -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

[WISPA] Vonage Drops International Charges for Calls to Several European Countries

2006-05-02 Thread Dawn DiPietro
All, I thought this was very interesting news. As quoted from the article; Vonage America announced today that it no longer will charge international calling rates for calls placed to land lines in France, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and the U.K. The change applies

Re: [WISPA] What's next for the forward looking WISP?

2006-05-02 Thread Travis Johnson
Marlon, We started offering wireless in 1997. By your 1999 days, we had hundreds of customers installed and running with high speed service. It's possible your stats are a little skewed. Travis Microserv Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote:

Re: [WISPA] What's next for the forward looking WISP?

2006-05-02 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Marlon, As quoted from your article; Heck, in the middle of writing this it was announced that Verizon will offer Wi-Max backup services. As quoted from the link below; BellSouth decided to create the wireless backup service after Hurricane Katrina.

[WISPA] Legislators Debate Broadband Deployment Act

2006-05-02 Thread Dawn DiPietro
All, More news on the Broadband Deployment Act. http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/8F3kKSqYfd7hGP/Legislators-Debate-Broadband-Deployment-Act.xhtml Regards, Dawn DiPietro --- --- -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

Re: [WISPA] Vonage Drops International Charges for Calls to Several European Countries

2006-05-02 Thread Tom DeReggi
Thats big. There is BIG pain in International calling rates when dealing with ILECs. You know the, quoted flat rate plan, as long as you dial direct, but when the dial direct gets a busy signal it auto transfers to an operator to complete the call, without disclosure of the new rates of $3.00

Re: [WISPA] What's next for the forward looking WISP?

2006-05-02 Thread Matt Liotta
Which point exactly did he nail? I could disagree will several points in regard to leased lines. Further, I don't understand why any operator would be excited to see leased lines prices fall. The higher the ARPU the better as far as I am concerned. -Matt Tom DeReggi wrote: Marlon, Nice

[WISPA] Re: internet access for Katrina/Rita survivors

2006-05-02 Thread John Scrivner
Thank you for all you are doing and have done David. I am copying an industry list server from the WISPA organization. They have hundreds members and affiliated organizations which may be able to help you. I hope this helps. If someone out there helps them please share it with the group. God

Re: [WISPA] Re: internet access for Katrina/Rita survivors

2006-05-02 Thread Joe Laura
If they were within my coverage in New Orleans, I would be thrilled to help. There are quite a few Wisp's in Baton Rouge. Hopefully someone can help them. - Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: David Maddox [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday,

Re: [WISPA] Pioneering Wi-Fi City Sees Startup Woes

2006-05-02 Thread John Thomas
We kind of got sucked into this. We have been working with Cisco as a muni provider and were offered the Mesh training, which was good. A City IT manager found out about the mesh and wanted it-before it was even available-which wasn't so good. We could either install it and make some money or

[WISPA] FTTH Council, TIA release updated U.S. Optical Fiber Communities list

2006-05-02 Thread Dawn DiPietro
All, I ran across this list and thought you all might be interested. http://www.ftthcouncil.org/documents/959055.pdf Link below in case you wanted to read the article; http://lw.pennnet.com/Articles/Article_Display.cfm?ARTICLE_ID=253542p=13 Regards, Dawn DiPietro --- --- -- WISPA Wireless

Re: [WISPA] Re: [WISP] Who is Open Range Communications Inc.?

2006-05-02 Thread John Thomas
It looks like they want Nevada too... http://fastads.swiftnews.com/indi/?s=tcanui=lha=850526 John Chad Halsted wrote: And Arkansas... This is was posted in www.ardemgaz.com (Arkansas Democrat Gazette) today under the Notices section of the paper. You may want to check your paper today.

Re: [WISPA] Pioneering Wi-Fi City Sees Startup Woes

2006-05-02 Thread David Peterson
We do have dual radio mesh with 400mW and 100mW output power. You can find more information at http://www.defactowireless.com/Brochures/NewMesh.pdf I can have someone contact you offlist about the new products. David Peterson AirMatrix On 5/2/06 5:30 PM, John Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [WISPA] What's next for the forward looking WISP?

2006-05-02 Thread jeffrey thomas
HEY NOW, out here in eastern washington we dont need none of that high falootin facts to back up our research. as the great steven cobert would say, we just know if something is right, based on our gut feelings. ;) Jeff On Tue, 02 May 2006 13:29:08 -0600, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[WISPA] Dial-up provider loses Net access amid fee dispute / Ruling favoring Verizon may hike price of service

2006-05-02 Thread Dawn DiPietro
All, As quoted from the article; The US Court of Appeals in Boston ruled April 11 that Verizon Communications Inc. can charge per-minute fees for calls to local numbers that dial-up users need to connect to the Internet -- in much the same way that they charge

Re: [WISPA] Dial-up provider loses Net access amid fee dispute / Ruling favoring Verizon may hike price of service

2006-05-02 Thread George
Uh-oh Per minute fees for dial up service. A lot of us are going to see rate hikes pretty quickly here. good bye dial up. It sounds like Global Nap was a wholesale dial up provider and this sounds like what was asked at the early days of dial up. That internet calls be treated like long

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [TVWHITESPACE] WISPA Whitespace possition paper

2006-05-02 Thread Anthony Will
what docket #??? Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: fyi Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)And I run my own wisp! 64.146.146.12 (net