Maybe a little bit, but the guy was asking for our help to get the FCC to look at something that might benefit the WISP Industry.
Lonnie On 5/10/07, Dawn DiPietro <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Sounds like an ad too. :-) Jory Privett wrote: > Sounds like a great idea. I only have one issue from what I read > here, $500 per link seems high. Most ISPs complain about the $250 > they pay now for CPEs. > > Jory Privett > WCCS > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "michael mulcay" > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: <email@example.com> > Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2007 4:23 PM > Subject: [WISPA] The Next Big Thing in Wireless > > >> Guys, >> >> As we wireless operators know, the costs of licensed networks >> (equipment, antennas and licensing) makes providing services to the >> majority of subscribers prohibitively expensive, and the cost at auction >> for spectrum (for WiMax and 4G products) is beyond the reach of most of >> us. >> >> To overcome these problems, two years ago Wireless Strategies began >> research into ways to use new technologies -- WiMAX and smart antennas >> -- to reuse side lobe radiation around sites of point-to-point 4GHz and >> 6GHz microwave links under the present FCC rules and without causing >> additional interference. >> >> Our finding is that networks can be designed to operate with smart >> antennas with distributed radiators and that the new paths can be >> concurrently coordinated, under existing FCC rules and without causing >> additional interference. >> >> We believe that concurrent coordination will be "The Next Big Thing in >> Wireless," leveling the playing field by making it possible for WISPs to >> obtain multipurpose licensed spectrum at pennies on the dollar compared >> to obtaining it at auction. By making use of the formerly wasted side >> lobe radiation of 4GHz and 6GHz paths, WISPs will be able to use IEEE >> 802.16-based (WiMAX) equipment with small antennas to provide licensed >> broadband services to hundreds of additional subscribers at a >> provisioning cost of only about $500 per link. We appreciate that some >> members of the industry may initially perceive any change to the status >> quo as a threat, but we believe that concurrent coordination will >> provide extraordinary benefits to the entire industry, especially WISPs. >> >> Due to the potential for unprecedented industry-wide changes from the >> use of antennas with distributed radiators to provide multiple-path >> low-cost broadband services under the existing FCC rules, Wireless >> Strategies decided to remove any uncertainty for investors and service >> providers by, on February 23, 2007, filing with the Federal >> Communications Commission, a Request for a Declaratory Ruling on >> Compliance of Fixed Microwave Antennas Having Distributed Radiating >> Elements. >> >> However, to date, the FCC has taken no action. We believe that emails of >> support from the WISP community can help speed up the process, by >> encouraging the FCC to either issue the requested declaratory ruling or >> to issue a Public Notice for industry comment. >> >> Therefore, if you would like a copy of our FCC filing and/or information >> about the new concept of concurrent coordination, please contact me at >> Wireless Strategies 831-659-5618 or [EMAIL PROTECTED] For >> additional information you can also visit our web site at >> www.wirelessstrategies.net. >> >> Thanks, >> >> Mike >> >> Michael Mulcay, CEO >> Wireless Strategies, Inc. >> >> -- >> WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org >> >> Subscribe/Unsubscribe: >> http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless >> >> Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ >> > -- WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/
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