Who says the L in DSL must be Line? Call it Digital Subsciber Link and it works for the customer and uses our normal language for the radio connection.
Network Design, Installation and Administration
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From: Rick Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: WISPA General List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wed, 05 Apr 2006 00:39:48 -0400
Subject: Re: [WISPA] DSL vs. Wireless Broadband
> We find we can NOT sell our service as "Wireless Broadband"
> As soon as we market it to customers as DSL or just plain
> "High Speed Internet", we start scoring.
> Too many in this area have been educated against "Open WIFI"
> being BAD...
> The cable we install to the radio is a "line", right ?
> It carries digital signals, right ?
> It allows our customer to become a "subscriber", right ?
> DSL... ;)
> KyWiFi LLC wrote:
> >I'm noticing more and more WISP's selling their wireless
> >broadband service as "DSL" or "Wireless DSL". I know
> >that 75% of the people who call our sales number have
> >a difficult time understanding what Wireless Broadband is.
> >They already know what DSL is and that is what the majority
> >of them ask for so I would be interested in hearing everyone's
> >opinions on the pros and cons of a WISP labeling their
> >wireless broadband service as "DSL, wDSL or Wireless DSL"
> >instead of "Fixed Wireless, WiFI or Wireless Broadband".
> >If the masses are more familiar with the term DSL then I
> >think we would generate more sales leads by advertising
> >our (WISPs') broadband as DSL instead of Wireless
> >Broadband. I'm sure the local telco would just love to see
> >all of us selling "DSL". Are there any legalities to this? Does
> >wireless broadband qualify as DSL or a form of DSL in the
> >eyes of the law? Is it legal for a WISP to sell their wireless
> >broadband service as DSL?
> >Shannon D. Denniston, Co-Founder
> >KyWiFi, LLC - Mt. Sterling, Kentucky
> >Phone: 859.274.4033
> >A Broadband Phone & Internet Provider
> >Wireless Broadband, Local Calling and
> >UNLIMITED Long Distance only $69!
> >No Taxes, No Regulatory Fees, No Hassles
> >FREE Site Survey: http://www.KyWiFi.com
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