Big Temporary Networks

Josh Baird joshbaird at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 21:28:30 UTC 2012


Yes, we backhaul our own bandwidth to it; either using Cambium or Ubiquiti
unlicensed 5Ghz backhauls.  Depending on the distance and type of backhaul,
we can get 50-150mbps to the event.

Josh

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 5:13 PM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Josh Baird" <joshbaird at gmail.com>
>
> > 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?)
>
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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