Comcast thinks it ok to install public wifi in your house
javier at advancedmachines.us
Thu Dec 11 04:47:55 UTC 2014
The answer is, if someone is using your hotspot, it does use the same radio
and channel your ssid is on.
On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 11:18 PM, Andrew Jones <aj at jonesy.com.au> wrote:
> It reads to me like it's not a separate Wi-Fi radio on a different
> channel, but just an additional SSID being broadcast:
> ctrl+f "Does the new Home Hotspot impact my Internet speeds or data usage?"
> On 11.12.2014 14:55, Phil Bedard wrote:
>> It won't overlap with the one you are using for yourself on the same
>> DOCSIS has service flows with different priorities. I don't know if
>> they are allocating specific channels for it or if it's just a
>> different service flow, but either way it is a lower priority and
>> should not cause contention with regular user traffic.
>> Really it is just the power they seem to be complaining about.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: "Harald Koch" <chk at pobox.com>
>> Sent: 12/10/2014 10:21 PM
>> To: "Mr Bugs" <bugs at debmi.com>
>> Cc: "NANOG list" <nanog at nanog.org>
>> Subject: Re: Comcast thinks it ok to install public wifi in your house
>> On 10 December 2014 at 21:50, Mr Bugs <bugs at debmi.com> wrote:
>> however they use a separate DOCSIS and 802.11 channel so if would follow
>>> that it would be a separate IP tied to comcast corporate and not the
>>> subscriber as well as not taking up your bandwidth.
>> IIRC there are only three non-overlapping channels on 802.11g and six on
>> 802.11n; I can see more networks than that from my basement.
>> I haven't been keeping up with the technology, but in the ancient of days
>> wasn't the uplink side of DOCSIS also a limited-bandwidth, shared
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