Big Temporary Networks

Jay Ashworth jra at
Thu Sep 13 21:13:56 UTC 2012

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Josh Baird" <joshbaird at>

> We have been using Unifi (a Ubiquiti WIFI product) for local conventions
> and festivals. The product is fairly cheap, robust, and their access
> points have very good range. We have deployed it at several commercial
> businesses as well with great success. The deployment is very easy. We
> run the controller on a VM at our NOC, but you can also run it locally
> at the event as well.
> Besides this, we have a fairly beefy box that handles DNS and DHCP and
> basic firewalling.

Have you had to/been able to haul in your own bandwidth to feed it?  What
class?  (Real DS3/OC1/OC3, FiOS/HFC, something else?)

-- jra
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