Re: [WISPA] Network Monitor

2008-08-01 Thread Clint Ricker
forth. It also has some very powerful report generation tools if you need to demonstrate SLA compliance, etc. Mostly web-based, although has some text backend configuration stuff if you really want to do some tweaking / customization. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On Thu, Jul 31, 2008

Re: [WISPA] Network Monitor

2008-08-01 Thread Clint Ricker
, Aug 1, 2008 at 10:51 AM, Clint Ricker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've never used the DUDE, and probably won't because I generally go out of my way to avoid non-browser based multi-user applications. Somewhat of a philosophical bias, but avoids installation / platform / software / random

Re: [WISPA] Preventing backwards router problems

2008-09-04 Thread Clint Ricker
, -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 5:24 PM, Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Canopy NAT and bootP filtering works like a champ to stop the mistake from causing problems upstream. - Original Message - From: Charles Wyble [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [WISPA] Push to install Mobile Broadband on laptops

2008-10-01 Thread Clint Ricker
little economy of scale involved, even by the largest of manufacturers. Clint Ricker -Kentnis Technologies On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 1:02 PM, Tom DeReggi [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: The only idea that comes to my mind is for professionally-operated small operators to somehow partner

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Internet Access Deemed a Legal Right

2009-10-16 Thread Clint Ricker
), then a few hundred dollars a year, if that, per household for Internet is a bargain. -Clint Ricker On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 4:45 PM, Jayson Baker jay...@spectrasurf.comwrote: My thoughts exactly. A human right. Duh? On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 2:25 PM, Josh Luthman j

Re: [WISPA] DMCA - copyright infringement

2009-11-10 Thread Clint Ricker
CALEA does require that you be able to identify subscribers by IP address and, as necessary take captures. So, once this data is collected for CALEA compliance purposes (as is mandatory), then it can be used in other legal proceedings. However, I don't see how a service provider has to provide

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-11 Thread Clint Ricker
You can roll your own middleware until you have to deal with encryption. Most IPTV settop boxes are provisioned via bootp to push out the OS and the channel maps, so it is a trivial matter to provision a STB on your own. Encryption, however, complicates matters a lot and, as Jayson mentioned, even

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-11 Thread Clint Ricker
Most of the processing stuff can be done on Linux with VLC and/or FFMpeg (for IP to ASI conversion, transcoding/transrating, etc...) -Clint Ricker On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 8:18 PM, Blake Covarrubias bl...@beamspeed.comwrote: We're operate a small cable TV company in a minor section of our

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-11 Thread Clint Ricker
If you're skeptical about putting $50k into IPTV, you probably need to be looking elsewhere. Even rolling your own, it can easily run you more than that. Satellite receivers are expensive. ASI to IP conversion is expensive. The likely upgrades to your network to handle the increased load is

Re: [WISPA] 8 Fiber Port Managed Switch

2009-11-17 Thread Clint Ricker
Unless space is a major issue, it is usually much more economical to get a copper managed switch and use media converters to go from copper to fiber. -Clint Ricker On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 1:28 PM, can...@believewireless.net p...@believewireless.net wrote: Anyone know of an affordable 8 port

Re: [WISPA] 8 Fiber Port Managed Switch

2009-11-17 Thread Clint Ricker
Also, if this is for use for customers, a side benefit is that the the media converter on the CPE end can be used as a good demarc point from which you can do some basic monitoring. This is a fairly common practice for companies doing metro Ethernet offerings. -Clint Ricker On Tue, Nov 17

Re: [WISPA] T1 pci card

2009-11-18 Thread Clint Ricker
In a word: don't. T1s are incredibly dependent upon timing, and due to technical issues, PCs don't really do this well. They generally work but are typically plagued by lockups / higher error rates than traditional TDM hardware. On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 11:13 AM, Jason Wallace supp...@azii.net

Re: [WISPA] What does this mean to wisps?

2009-02-20 Thread Clint Ricker
Charter failing and other telco's / cable companies succeeding isn't business model per-se (they all have, at some level, the same business model) but is more likely the mundane issues that usually lead to business success or failure -- execution, etc... -Clint Ricker On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 6:17 PM

Re: [WISPA] Anyone on the east cost need a 100' ladder truck?

2009-02-25 Thread Clint Ricker
Insurance rates would depend on how often you use the sirens when late to an appointment. -Clint Ricker On Feb 25, 2009, at 12:53 AM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Wouldnt that be fun! But, I can only imagine what the insurance would run. -RickG On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 10:52 PM

Re: [WISPA] ARTICLE - What's the U.S. Doing Wrong with Broadband ?

2009-03-15 Thread Clint Ricker
Want to truly take nothing? Seriously? The mere existence of the Internet is due to government funding. The wires that connect your little corner of Oregon to the great wide world? Probably wouldn't have happened without government subsidies. The same is true around the world. A lot of the

Re: [WISPA] ISP billing/management software.

2009-03-23 Thread Clint Ricker
Platypus is probably the best of the lot. Good support, very easy to self-extend in terms of auto-provisioning, very powerful, and good interface. Also includes helpdesk / etc... so it's a single, well integrated package. Very stable and reliable as well. On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 11:08 AM,

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-22 Thread Clint Ricker
private networks, then they have to do it on land that they own or that they compensate the government for appropriately--current pole attachment rates and so forth are not applicable to companies that are wanting to build out solely private networks. -Clint Ricker On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 5

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-22 Thread Clint Ricker
Then don't run a business that is essential a utility. On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 4:15 PM, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.netwrote: I'm pretty safe with my opinion. Get the hell out of my business, government. BTW: Hulu is owned by ABC, NBC, Fox, and the tech company that came up with

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-22 Thread Clint Ricker
as to whether they are using bit torrent, hulu, usenet, or whatever. -Clint Ricker On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: I think you're all jumping to conclusions. There will be modifications. You will probably find that you'll be able to limit outgoing

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-22 Thread Clint Ricker
want to maximize your profits at the expense of the public). Telecommunication providers are guests on public right of ways, and the government has every right to put restrictions to ensure that their guests operate with some vague pretension of public interest. -Clint Ricker On Tue, Sep 22, 2009

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-22 Thread Clint Ricker
when they try to use it twice a month. -Clint Ricker On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 9:47 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: Okay. Isn't this what most of us already do in our Terms Of Service notice? So if it's just a matter of notification then the issue would be void on day one

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-22 Thread Clint Ricker
if you actually only use them like routers and don't have them do anything above layer 3. -Clint Ricker On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 11:06 AM, Scottie Arnett sarn...@info-ed.comwrote: If you've designed your network to any degree of sanity, that 1MB of traffic transmitted over BitTorrent

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-22 Thread Clint Ricker
and as reasonable and fair as it can get. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Clint Ricker Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 10:55 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality The key words

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-23 Thread Clint Ricker
For the mainstream ISPs (the big RBOCs and MSOs), their bandwidth costs are very, very low and are a small fraction of their overall costs. However, that statement does ignore the costs of perpetually upgrading their network to handle larger volumes of bandwidth. From a cost perspective, that is

Re: [WISPA] The Net Neutrality speech we've all been waiting for

2009-09-24 Thread Clint Ricker
economic consequences.) Where has any statement been made regarding prioritization being ok? Thanks, -Clint Ricker On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 4:01 PM, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.netwrote: Right, which is why I phrased it that way. You can't deprioritize anything, but you can prioritize

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-24 Thread Clint Ricker
on triple play packages over your way. -Clint Ricker On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 11:06 AM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: This is imminent. The questions is: whose network? -RickG On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 9:38 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: One thing you can bank

Re: [WISPA] The Net Neutrality speech we've all been waiting for

2009-09-24 Thread Clint Ricker
by potential increases in profitability for the content producing side of the house. You, on the other hand, have nothing to gain here. You thought CALEA was bad? -Clint Ricker On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: Take a look at the third

Re: [WISPA] The Net Neutrality speech we've all been waiting for

2009-09-24 Thread Clint Ricker
, unrestrained by having a big cash cow of existing T1 customers, would have made that space a lot more interesting. -Clint Ricker On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 12:27 AM, Scottie Arnett sarn...@info-ed.comwrote: One question Clint. If you go all the way back to the FCC Computer Inquiries Acts I, II, and III

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-25 Thread Clint Ricker
? On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 3:11 PM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.comwrote: Tell that to espn. marlon - Original Message - From: Clint Ricker cric...@kentnis.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 6:52 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Cable network for Internet, VoIP and Video distribution

2007-09-25 Thread Clint Ricker
instead of out the HFC plant, but that doesn't seem to be what you're looking for... What problem are you trying to solve? I'm assuming there is some reason why you aren't just using IP wireless links directly to the customers -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 9/25/07, Javier Arigita

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth, Best place.

2007-10-01 Thread Clint Ricker
How many megs and where are you currently picking it up / getting it delivered? -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 10/1/07, Mike Bushard, Jr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I figured I would start a new thread for this. My question is with this type of thing happening, what would be the best way

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth, Best place.

2007-10-01 Thread Clint Ricker
Ricker Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 9:41 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth, Best place. How many megs and where are you currently picking it up / getting it delivered? -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 10/1/07, Mike Bushard, Jr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I

Re: [WISPA] Politics as Usual

2007-10-27 Thread Clint Ricker
To be honest, I don't agree with providers restricting traffic on a per-protocol basis, with, perhaps, the exception of SMB ports (137-139 445) simply because there very few people legitimately uses SMB over WAN outside of a VPN. The problem with allowing any blocking, even with full disclosure,

Re: [WISPA] Politics as Usual

2007-10-28 Thread Clint Ricker
Inline as well :) On 10/27/07, Sam Tetherow [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Inline. Clint Ricker wrote: To be honest, I don't agree with providers restricting traffic on a per-protocol basis, with, perhaps, the exception of SMB ports (137-139 445) simply because there very few people

Re: [WISPA] On-Call Compensation

2007-11-14 Thread Clint Ricker
of companies do have manditory on-call that is not (directly) compensated so you aren't necessarily atypical if you don't directly compensate or you only do a token amount. Just keep in mind that you will decrease job satisfaction. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On Nov 14, 2007 12

Re: [WISPA] Vuze / Comcast / Peer to Peer / FCC

2007-11-19 Thread Clint Ricker
that I'm not willing to discuss in a public forum. Thanks, Clint Ricker -Kentnis Technologies On Nov 18, 2007 10:44 PM, Matt Larsen - Lists [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My strong feeling is that the free market approach is by far the best approach to the Network Neutrality/Network Management

Re: [WISPA] vlans

2007-11-19 Thread Clint Ricker
will also need to create virtual interfaces for each vlan on the router and setup IPs and routing for each virtual interface. Feel free to ping me offline if you need more assistance. Thanks, Clint Ricker -Kentnis Technologies On Nov 18, 2007 11:47 PM, Ryan Langseth [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [WISPA] Vuze / Comcast / Peer to Peer / FCC

2007-11-19 Thread Clint Ricker
access to larger markets, more subscribers is a better route for _so_ many reasons and has the nice benefit of making bandwidth much cheaper on a per-subscriber basis--increased oversubscription ratios combined with lower bandwidth costs. Thanks, -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On Nov 19, 2007 12

Re: [WISPA] Vuze / Comcast / Peer to Peer / FCC

2007-11-19 Thread Clint Ricker
to ensure that it operates under some pretense of public interest. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On Nov 19, 2007 12:47 PM, George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm not buying it. Yes, we as service providers have a right to determine th service level agreements we want to set

Re: [WISPA] Vuze / Comcast / Peer to Peer / FCC

2007-11-20 Thread Clint Ricker
The Comcast deal has very little to do with traffic prioritization except for the regulatory liability of ineptness. The Comcast deal, using Sandvine gear, actually _actively_ disrupts the service by inserting spoofed packets into the TCP stream, which is a far cry from the best effort philosophy

Re: [WISPA] Vuze / Comcast / Peer to Peer / FCC

2007-11-20 Thread Clint Ricker
On Nov 20, 2007 11:17 AM, George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Clint Ricker wrote: Traffic prioritization is MUCH different than blocking, rate limiting, or, in the comcast case, actively disrupting service. What if I want to sell various plans each with specific terms? To simplify

Re: [WISPA] Vuze / Comcast / Peer to Peer / FCC

2007-11-20 Thread Clint Ricker
recommendation is to back Comcast. George Clint Ricker wrote: Sam and Matt, very well said. To the rest: If you are petitioning the FCC in union with the cable companies and telcos, you are screwing your future and help your competition. You can't win by the rules that they make

Re: [WISPA] Vuze / Comcast / Peer to Peer / FCC

2007-11-20 Thread Clint Ricker
What's Lingo/Slingbox/Netflix/Vonage/etc/etc/etc's cut every time you sign up a customer who is getting Internet access to get to Lingo / Slingbox / Netflix? You are making money off of them--no one gets Internet access to get to access to their ISPs portal and only their ISPs portal. What you

Re: [WISPA] P2P Countermeasures

2007-11-20 Thread Clint Ricker
) it can't use one of the above methods, it will just rely on the other two with the liability of less accurate results (resulting in some targetted traffic passing unfiltered and some untargetted traffic getting dropped). - Clint Ricker On Nov 20, 2007, at 3:54 PM, Jeff Broadwick [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] Vuze / Comcast / Peer to Peer / FCC

2007-11-23 Thread Clint Ricker
Just out of curiousity, all of you who have AP problems because of bit torrent: what APs are you using? Thanks, Clint On Nov 22, 2007 11:41 PM, Scottie Arnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I put a connection limit on all traffic from ports 1024-65535, because the torrent has to use a connection

Re: [WISPA] OT: Asterisk

2007-11-24 Thread Clint Ricker
I'd recommend actually just getting an external SIP ATA for starters (basically the same idea, but in an external network device that you connect to over the LAN via SIP. Asterisk can be quite randomly finicky about hardware sometimes and there's a lot of motherboard chipsets out there that

Re: [WISPA] OT: Asterisk

2007-11-25 Thread Clint Ricker
Eric, I don't know of any in the grandstream price range. The Cisco stuff (186) and the adtran gear are very rock solid but pricey; linksys (rebranded sipura Atas are more affordable for soho use pricewise and are quite stable as well) - Clint Ricker On Nov 24, 2007, at 9:18 AM, Eric

Re: [WISPA] What basic ROI do you target?

2007-12-01 Thread Clint Ricker
Tom, some good points. Blair, a valid point as well--often, getting _too_ caught up in the numbers early on can be way to time consuming relevant to resources. However, proper accounting doesn't need to be all that time consuming, and, in the end, is the difference between a profitable business

Re: [WISPA] tranzeo challenges

2007-12-13 Thread Clint Ricker
If you haven't already, it would probably be worth: 1. Checking whether the port is showing up on a physical layer (do you have link on the switch?) 2. Check whether you are seeing mac addresses on the port (on Cisco switches, show mac-address-table). This does require a managed switch. -Clint

Re: [WISPA] PHP Helpdesk

2007-12-19 Thread Clint Ricker
It's definitely not an install for people who don't have a lot of unix experience; it is a little troublesome even with a lot of experience. That said, most of the people I know who do the paid support have a good experience. -Clint On Dec 19, 2007 1:10 PM, Ty Carter Lightwave Communications

Re: [WISPA] Issues with MACs

2007-12-20 Thread Clint Ricker
This sounds a lot like an Mtu issue. Either drop the Mtu on the macs or raise it on your gear. (probably best to lower on their gear to start). - Clint Ricker On Dec 20, 2007, at 6:46 PM, John Valenti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I use an older Mac Powerbook and just setup a new Mac Mini

Re: [WISPA] One Ring Networks To Rollout New WiMAX Service

2008-01-10 Thread Clint Ricker
products...and, that involves communication. Using language that people can understand sells products and, in the end, gets more truth across--if that is your objective here--by actually communicating with people as opposed to using language that people just don't understand--nor care to. -Clint Ricker

Re: [WISPA] One Ring Networks To Rollout New WiMAX Service

2008-01-11 Thread Clint Ricker
that it isn't is an entirely different matter, and one that I don't advocate and, in the end, is very detrimental. I think it comes down to the deliverables, in that sense. Thanks, Clint Ricker -Kentnis Technologies On Jan 11, 2008 11:56 AM, Tom DeReggi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: First, two thumbs up

Re: [WISPA] pppoe server, Redback capability of other solutions?

2008-02-07 Thread Clint Ricker
Also, if you need help with Redback, just ask around. There's a lot of people with a lot of experience with those guys. Faisal from SnappyDSL who posted earlier could point you in the right direction and hook you up with plenty of spare hardware and setup information if desired. Clint Ricker

Re: [WISPA] For those using IPTrack

2008-04-04 Thread Clint Ricker
if you're comfortable with that sort of thing. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 8:52 PM, rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: did you ever get this resolved? On Wed, Jan 9, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Andrew Niemantsverdriet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am trying a new install

Re: [WISPA] Comcast will also be offering up to 50 Mbps

2008-04-04 Thread Clint Ricker
will typically be a lot less refined in this process, so it will likely impact a lot higher percentage of their customers. Clint Ricker -Kentnis Technologies On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 1:31 AM, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just want to point out a couple things... up to 50 Mbps means anywhere from

Re: [WISPA] Feasibility of a non-profit WISP

2008-04-06 Thread Clint Ricker
at all--not scalable at all and horrible performance. Clint Ricker -Kentnis Technologies On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 1:33 PM, Japhy Bartlett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've gotten a couple private responses to this thread, so I'd like to throw out a few more things: The overwhelming advice

Re: [WISPA] Future

2008-04-23 Thread Clint Ricker
Travis, Just a few notes on the economics of this (and, why I think single play providers are in trouble): The ARPU for triple play is generally considerably above $100 per month, most figures put this around $160 per month on an industry basis. Typically, churn is considerably lower as well for

Re: [WISPA] multiple gateway question in mesh scenario

2008-06-15 Thread Clint Ricker
, tunneled over a layer 3 infrastructure. Scalabiity and stability are the 2 concerns of a service provider, and both are very weak at layer 2 of any size.. -Clint Ricker On Jun 15, 2008, at 21:00, Matt Hardy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 2008-06-15 at 20:52 -0400, Matt Hardy wrote

Re: [WISPA] Urgently need 2 Zx SFP's

2010-05-26 Thread Clint Ricker
Some switches don't work well with copper SFPs because they draw more power. On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote: To be a bit more specific, we haven't had any issues with our generic fiber SX, LX and ZX SFPs, but the copper GigE SFPs do not seem to work.  It's

Re: [WISPA] MicroTik HWMPplus mesh?

2010-06-20 Thread Clint Ricker
Inline On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 12:19 PM, Fred Goldstein fgoldst...@ionary.com wrote: At 6/20/2010 12:32 AM, Faisal Imtiaz wrote: You know your stuff in-side out, hands down there is no argument about that :) Thanks. :-) Getting back to your original quest... You are going to find the

[WISPA] Re: Postini Mail Scanning Service

2007-03-26 Thread Clint Ricker
). We decided it wasn't worth it and replaced their service with Katharion, which we were very happy with and felt we got a lot better value. Postini's platform had a little more polish, though. - Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe

Re: [WISPA] CALEA compliance methods

2007-03-27 Thread Clint Ricker
Just as a general rule, CALEA monitoring is not something that you need to--or want to--do at each individual CPE or router. Likewise, although assistance from manufacturors is nice, it is not requisite and in some ways may complicate matters since you can end up with hundreds of different

Re: [WISPA] IPTV

2007-03-27 Thread Clint Ricker
providers isn't technical--the technology is sound and works quite well (wireless has some issues but is not impossible), but the simple problem of obtaining content. -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http

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

2007-03-27 Thread Clint Ricker
gives major players the means to aggressively undercut competition while still maintaining profitability, and, potential for new services based on the integration of voice/video/data allows for a better value even if they never engage in an all-out price war. -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies

Re: [WISPA] CALEA compliance methods- For Clint

2007-03-27 Thread Clint Ricker
initiating a VPN to the law enforcement agency as necessary). -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 On 3/27/07, Ralph [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Clint. You are confusing me. When I mention MT, I said routers, not CPE. We don't use non type accepted CPE and therefore don't have MT

Re: [WISPA] CALEA compliance methods

2007-03-27 Thread Clint Ricker
, does the packet captures and dumps to the basic format that is specified. -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 I agree with those of us who are hoping that an open-source solution will be developed (for *nix or Windows) ... ... and here's an interesting document I found

Re: [WISPA] McCaw losing money?

2007-03-29 Thread Clint Ricker
Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] McCaw losing money?

2007-03-29 Thread Clint Ricker
Clint Ricker wrote: Just some general thoughts on large corporations, financing, and business. While Peter's analysis about silos and funding sources is right on, I'm going to skirt that discussion because it isn't a meaningful discussion on a superficial level. How do they make money

Re: [WISPA] hotspot

2007-03-29 Thread Clint Ricker
; that would be ideal. Anyone tried taking routing out of the picture with DD-WRT and doing chillispot with simple bridging/switching? Thanks, -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 On 3/29/07, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, We have been contacted by a hotel that would like

Re: [WISPA] hotspot

2007-03-29 Thread Clint Ricker
, Radius support, more). Wireless is only one portion of DD-WRT and can be turned off. There are also some commercial ones that keep the nice embeded aspects for a few hundred. -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 On 3/29/07, Doug Ratcliffe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Then why doesn't

[WISPA] CALEA compliance

2007-03-30 Thread Clint Ricker
their product in the contract. While there are valid TTPs out there (the majority, even), I'm pretty certain from reading comments that there are likely to be a couple of frauds out there looking for the easy money with no intention of actually providing services. -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies

[WISPA] CALEA Test

2007-03-30 Thread Clint Ricker
Again with the CALEA. The following is the contact if you want to test / verify that your CALEA implimentation works. -- Mr. John Cutright (Manager CIU Test Team) at 703-632-6484 or at [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Thanks, -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 -- WISPA Wireless List

[WISPA] Fwd: [OpenCALEA] release v0.5

2007-03-30 Thread Clint Ricker
-- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] Why Customers leave

2007-03-31 Thread Clint Ricker
/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http

Re: [WISPA] How many of you actually use your own service?

2007-04-10 Thread Clint Ricker
, and are quite easy for the customer (reduces load on tech support). A lot of their stuff is quite slick--it's worth looking it from time to time. -- Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies 800.783.5753 On 4/9/07, Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I use my wireless and telco dsl. I have some

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik's (lame) answer to CALEA as of 4/23

2007-04-23 Thread Clint Ricker
equipment to provide complex application layer-style support for various networking tasks that can and, indeed should, be performed elsewhere on the network :) CALEA capable? Sure, if it does Ethernet (or, indeed, any layer two or layer three protocol), then it is CALEA capable. -Clint Ricker Kentnis

Re: [WISPA] online doc sharing

2007-05-16 Thread Clint Ricker
Just out of curiousity, what privacy requirements are you trying to meet that aren't met by Google Docs? Thanks, Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 5/16/07, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, The calea committee needs a way to share word docs online. We need

Re: [WISPA] online doc sharing

2007-05-17 Thread Clint Ricker
that aren't met by Google Docs? Thanks, Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 5/16/07, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, The calea committee needs a way to share word docs online. We need to be able to edit them etc. online so that our edits don't overlap

Re: [WISPA] Promotion of services on-list

2007-05-17 Thread Clint Ricker
, more effective and easier on everyone than a heavy handed approach to moderation. Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] IPv6 - anyone using it?

2007-05-25 Thread Clint Ricker
them, but, your interconnect will be IPv6, so on and so forth. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 5/25/07, Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Windows XP supports IPv6. There is a separate IPv6 Internet. You need to buy your IPv6 service from a different provider that support it. Once

Re: [WISPA] IPv6 - anyone using it?

2007-05-25 Thread Clint Ricker
definitely should strongly consider getting one. $2000-4000 / year is a small price to pay for having provider independent IP space and the freedom to switch carriers at will without having to worry about transitioning. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 5/25/07, David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [WISPA] strange connectivity issues

2007-05-25 Thread Clint Ricker
the computer is making and attempting to make. It also often reveals viruses, as anything that is trying to spam out or spread itself out through the network will (generally) show up in here (although, viruses sometimes do hide themselves). -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies. TCP/IP and Winsock

Re: [WISPA] MT Babble

2007-06-12 Thread Clint Ricker
of consideration. Thanks, Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 6/10/07, Matt Liotta [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: George Rogato wrote: Matt there is a tool for every job. Just because someone uses MT or Star does not mean they don't use canopy, trango or alvarion as well. And nobody needs to explain why

Re: [WISPA] Copper Plant

2007-06-15 Thread Clint Ricker
ATT is betting on copper for the next 5-10 years for the next 5-10 years. I think that, alone, about disbunks this article. -Clint On 6/15/07, Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Last month, Tom Evslin, the co-founder of Internet service provider ATT Worldnet and voice-over-IP wholesaler

Re: [WISPA] Copper Plant

2007-06-17 Thread Clint Ricker
that the ILECs are doing a multi-billion dollar fiber rollout simply to get rid of them... even if copper stayed around, the CLECs relying on it would obselete themselves about as quickly. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 6/15/07, Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: correct George Rogato

Re: [WISPA] Copper Plant

2007-06-22 Thread Clint Ricker
across the infrasrtucture as well. As a result, WISPs networks tend to be an entirely best effort approach end to end. Anyway, just some thoughts and ramblings. Back to other stuff for now... -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 6/18/07, George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For Last Mile

Re: [WISPA] Water Tower Mounts

2007-07-12 Thread Clint Ricker
that engineering needs to take into accounts stupid misuse (ie antennas being used as footholds). Still, I don't see how a mounting solution that you were almost surprised that there hadn't been slippage on a year later is a good thing. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies ps. I'm not against magnets

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Baloney? An FCC Commissioner's take onBroadband..

2007-07-24 Thread Clint Ricker
is manditory, there really doesn't need to be much more regulation. Don't like ATT? Build your own network...(as most of you are doing). Expand. Grow. Acquire customers...you know, compete and all that sort of good capitalistic stuff... -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 7/24/07, Peter R

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Baloney? An FCC Commissioner's take onBroadband..

2007-07-24 Thread Clint Ricker
, be it voice, video, or office applications, is MUCH more the worry that our Internet connection will be out right when we need to access it (or receive that important call) than the worry that our tubes are too small and will get clogged. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 7/24/07, Sam

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Baloney? An FCC Commissioner's take onBroadband..

2007-07-24 Thread Clint Ricker
people involved in actually building out networks and increasing REAL competition (yes, wireless does fit in there to some degree). Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 7/24/07, Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Clint Ricker wrote: I'll duck after this post, but I by and large tend to agree

Re: [WISPA] America's Internet Disconnect

2007-07-26 Thread Clint Ricker
in job performance between waiting for fed ex and waiting for an email is night and day. The difference between getting that email in 100 seconds vs. 10 seconds is nothing. They'll still spend MOST of their time DOING something WITH the email! marlon - Original Message - From: Clint Ricker

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Baloney? An FCC Commissioner's takeonBroadband..

2007-07-26 Thread Clint Ricker
the beginning. Still, for the time being, cable MSOs are in good shape in terms of the actual physical cabling technology and aren't facing the hard physical limits of copper pair like the telcos. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 7/25/07, Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Coax can do 50 gigabit

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Baloney? An FCCCommissioner'stakeonBroadband..

2007-07-26 Thread Clint Ricker
for commercial customers in MTUs. Doesn't really make sense for resi or small business environment. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 7/26/07, Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes. It costs about the same labor to run anything and the material cost doesn't vary much either. - Mike Hammett

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Baloney? An FCC Commissioner's take onBroadband..

2007-07-25 Thread Clint Ricker
-- Forwarded message -- From: Clint Ricker [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 14:40:19 -0400 Subject: Re: [WISPA] Broadband Baloney? An FCC Commissioner's take onBroadband.. I think you missed my point here. My

Re: [WISPA] Business Networking International

2007-07-30 Thread Clint Ricker
effective by just creating those relationships outside of such an organization...ie start talking to commercial real estate agents, developers, etc... and set up your own referral program and pay them commission for successful leads. Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies In order for it to really work

Re: [WISPA] Business Networking International

2007-07-30 Thread Clint Ricker
and good margins. (IE you are doing a lot of bundled PC support or such). If you are primarily an access provider with small margins, it will not be worth the time. -Clint On 7/30/07, Clint Ricker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was a member for about a year. In the end, I left because I felt like

Re: [WISPA] Managing your network on the go-go-go!

2007-08-07 Thread Clint Ricker
an environment that will let you get stuff done, not screw yourself over. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 8/7/07, Matt Liotta [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: David E. Smith wrote: Ah, but I'm at the baseball game. At best, my laptop's in my car. (If I felt like putting up with traffic, that means

Re: [WISPA] Re: How FCC screwed USA boradband

2007-08-08 Thread Clint Ricker
and use wireless primarily as a backhaul as your business model?). Still, I do know of some fairly rural fiber guys out there who make some pretty good money, so it is doable. -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies Every notice also, how they tend to whine about how there is no competition, then brag

Re: [WISPA] Managed IT Service

2007-08-15 Thread Clint Ricker
businesses that have some sense pay more to get better quality...in some sense, if you price yourself higher, you price yourself into the good customers. You also give yourself the money to do it well... -Clint Ricker Kentnis Technologies On 8/15/07, Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does

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