On 5/13/06, Dawn DiPietro <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Google can be your friend at times like these.
Here is a link.
Never mind why would a wisp need 900 Mhz anyways?
Police mobility? Nah.
My apologies to the list,
Dylan Oliver wrote:
> By who? Why? When? Who's [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] >? etc.
> On 5/12/06, *John Scrivner* < [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>> wrote:
> There is an effort being peing used today by WISPs, Muini's, etc. to
> bring broadband to the masses where nothing else will do the job. Send
> your stories to:
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Here is my 900 MHz usage example:
> Mt. Vernon. Net, Inc. is a WISP (Wireless Internet Service
> Provider) in
> rural Southern Illinois. Our entire business model is based on
> broadband to markets where service is either not available or not
> available. There are many trees in Southern Illinois. These trees
> have a
> tendancy to make WiFi and other low-power, higher-frequency wireless
> broadband options very weak for delivery of broadband due to
> of the signal by the trees. This means many people cannot get the
> even when in close proximity to a tower location. The only option
> available to WISP operations in these conditions is 900 MHz broadband
> delivery. This unlicensed 900 MHz band is used in 40% of all my rural
> customer connections.
> Mt. Vernon. Net was fortunate enough to receive grant funding through
> the USDA Rural Utility Service to provide broadband to customers
> in the
> small town of Bluford, Illinois. This town of roughly 750 people
> had no
> other broadband at all. They also had many mature trees all over
> The only way to effectively serve this community was with 900 MHz
> Waverider brand equipment. The system is now online and works
> The best example of the importance of this 900 MHz system in rural
> broadband delivery was in a the case last year of a young man in
> who developed Leukemia. He had to have a bone marrow transplant which
> led to his complete isolation from all people to stop any possible
> infection. The transplant left him with no immune system. This
> young man
> could have easily died. His biggest concern though was finishing
> with his 2nd grade class. We used the 900 MHz wireless system to
> a virtual classroom connection for this young man. He could pan, tilt
> and zoom a camera from his web browser at home as if he were at
> 900 MHz broadband technology is the "secret sauce" in making stories
> like this possible. It is the ONLY option WISPs have in bringing
> broadband online quickly and efficiently when other technologies will
> not do the job.. The unlicensed 900 MHz technology we are using is an
> absolute necessity in making rural broadband options available
> today in
> all of the United States.
> John Scrivner
> Mt. Vernon. Net, Inc.
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> Dylan Oliver
> Primaverity, LLC
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