Specifications for Internet services on public frequency

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Sun Sep 19 18:30:17 CDT 2010


On Sep 19, 2010, at 2:59 PM, John Gammons wrote:

> Ubiquiti Networks - www.ubnt.com
> 
> I have deployed numerous rural wireless provider nets with a variety
> of technologies and vendors and this is by far, the most cost
> effective and reliable last mile solution.
> 
> IMHO, based on testing and real life lessons learned, unlicensed is
> the only way to go in rural.  The benefits of licensed frequencies are
> "typically" lost in rural environments as there aren't many contending
> devices.  The above N based equipment performs roughly at the same
> level as fixed wimax, without the expense of the wimax chipsets.  Of
> course I am generalizing a bit and each deployment has it's own
> requirements and challenges to be considered.

+1 UBNT.

Can not beat the price/performance of the equipment. ($160 for a pair of dual-pol 802.11n equipment).

- Jared






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