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Analysts have low expectations for WiMAX
— 10:21 AM on June 23, 2008

Sprint announced plans last week to begin consumer WiMAX wireless broadband trials in Baltimore, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. later this year. However, a Frost...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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Sprint's WiMAX to debut this fall
— 12:20 PM on June 19, 2008

After a few false starts, Sprint finally plans to begin consumer trials of its WiMAX networks this fall, according to a report by Telephony...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

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Where are we going from here?
— 7:40 PM on May 11, 2008

How can we make voice communications available to rural communities in mountainous regions of the developing world? I have been searching out answers to this...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Networking

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Clearwire, Sprint Nextel join forces on WiMAX
— 10:42 AM on May 7, 2008

Where the likes of AT&T and Verizon have shunned WiMAX, Clearwire and Sprint Nextel are betting it all on the new mobile broadband technology. According...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Internet Networking

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Slow Vista SP1 file copies: no fix yet!
— 12:21 PM on April 29, 2008

After my post about slow file copies with Windows Vista SP1, some of you offered potential fixes and asked for an update once the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Networking

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Japanese cell carrier preps 250Mbps service
— 1:23 PM on March 26, 2008

If you've ever wanted to stream high-definition video to your cell phone, now you can—at least if you're part of trials being conducted by NTT...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking Personal tech

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Bluetooth to join forces with Wi-Fi
— 2:46 PM on February 11, 2008

The Bluetooth interface has many advantages, but speed really isn't one of them. The current Bluetooth 2.0 standard allows for a maximum speed of 3Mbps,...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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Retest day
— 9:15 AM on January 29, 2008

January 17, 2008   We were finally able to make it up to the mountains again to finish what we...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Linux-Unix Networking

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Apple announces Time Capsule, new Apple TV
— 3:07 PM on January 15, 2008

The MacBook Air was undoubtedly the highlight of Apple's Macworld conference this morning, but it wasn't the only item on the menu. Indeed, Apple...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mac Networking

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Test day
— 12:38 PM on January 14, 2008

December 6, 2007 Because of the problem with node 10 from the day before, I removed the node 10 antenna and remounted it on the other...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Networking

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Comcast to up cable speeds tenfold this year
— 11:10 AM on January 9, 2008

Another major Internet service provider will join Verizon in offering ultra-high speed broadband connections in the U.S. this year. According to a report by USA...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

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D-Link DPG-1200 puts YouTube on your TV
— 10:35 AM on January 7, 2008

Consumer networking equipment maker D-Link has a plethora of new products on display at the Consumer Electronics Show this week. Many have already been...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Networking

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Final test day preparations
— 2:57 PM on January 4, 2008

December 5, 2007 Click on diagram for a larger version The diagram above...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Networking

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Setting up long distance routers
— 7:53 PM on December 13, 2007

November 24, 2007 I had originally planned on using inexpensive Linksys WRT54GL devices for the long distance link. This has been done successfully in the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Networking

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A few long distance links
— 12:08 AM on December 8, 2007

November 8, 2007 I realize I'm not going for any world records with a 100 km WiFi link. Many have gone before me; here is...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Networking

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Permission for node 14
— 12:42 AM on December 2, 2007

October 29, 2007 Some effort was required to get permission to do our testing on the node 14 site.  It turns out that the east side...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Networking

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The antennas arrived
— 1:50 PM on November 30, 2007

October 27, 2007 After a little trouble with FedEx, the four HyperLink antennas arrived (two 30 dBi HG2430G and two 24 dBi HG2424G).

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Networking

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Node 14 site survey
— 5:13 PM on November 27, 2007

October 19, 2007 We packed the usual site survey equipment and took a drive up to the area proposed for node 14, using Google Earth directions...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Networking

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