Comcast thinks it ok to install public wifi in your house

Jay Ashworth jra at
Thu Dec 11 22:42:16 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Owen DeLong" <owen at>

> Does an 802.11 transmitter that was already being used to support
> their own WiFi network that they are paying for really consume vastly
> more electricity to support a second SSID? In my experience, that
> claim is hard to fathom.

If popular, the radio might have a higher transmit duty cycle, but as I
suggest in another post, maybe watthours per month.

-- jra
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