[UFO Chicago] Question: wireless internet access in Chicago?

Neil R. Ormos ormos at ripco.com
Thu Dec 30 08:59:51 CST 2004

On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, sjk wrote:

> JMHO, AWB is an example of what's wrong with a
> number of wisps - they flood areas with canopy
> signaling - creating more pollution, they have
> extremely high latency, and their network is not
> well managed.  With the deployment of WiMax
> quality wireless offerings may appear next year
> in urban areas, but till then I'd suggest you
> avoid any mass market wisp.

I don't know anything about AWB, but what are you
suggesting a wireless ISP is supposed to do other
than flood their service area?  And how will WiMax
be any less pollutive than Canopy or other
existing wireless solutions?


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