bandwidth for PyCon 08 in Chicago
r.hyunseog at ieee.org
Wed Aug 8 02:20:34 UTC 2007
Wireless connection may be depends on clear sight between their presence
and the hotel.
Or contact local cable modem provider for short term arrangement if they
have coverage for the hotel using existing coax cable. ^.^
Matt Liotta wrote:
> If you are looking for wireless in Chicago I would suggest Business
> Only Broadband. I don't have any direct experience with them, but
> others have had good things to say. Regardless, I agree with David;
> wireless is ideal for short-term bandwidth needs.
> David E. Smith wrote:
>> On Tue, August 7, 2007 6:48 pm, Carl Karsten wrote:
>>> 1. bandwidth for PyCon, and no one else. This is the easiest, but most
>>> (20k ish total)
>> That seems awfully high for a short-term hookup, though from the rest of
>> the email I'm guessing you're mainly looking at wireline hookups.
>> Have you
>> shopped around for a short-term wireless link?
>> If you can get on the roof of the hotel, and the roof of someone else
>> nearby that has more bandwidth, and point a pair of radios at each
>> that's probably do-able for far less than 20k.
>> In Chicago, the folks at CW Lab (www.cwlab.com) may be able to get you
>> started. They're more of a consulting firm now, from the looks of their
>> Web site, but they've done things like this before, and they're local to
>> Chicago; if they can't help they probably know someone who can.
>> David Smith
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