Inevitable death, was Re: Verizon Public Policy on Netflix

Blake Dunlap ikiris at gmail.com
Tue Jul 15 19:09:57 UTC 2014


This is a lot of why I have a lot of respect for the wireless guys I
know or have met that clearly know their wireless, even if some of
them are wingnuts outside of the wireless domain. Wireless is
Hard(tm), and doesn't really overlap a lot with other ISP knowledge
sets.

-Blake

On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 1:59 PM, Brett Glass <nanog at brettglass.com> wrote:
> At 12:18 PM 7/15/2014, Rubens Kuhl wrote:
>
>> If you are picky enough to prefer other radios that cost more on Mbps/$,
>> that's your call,
>
>
> We need reliability. That particular radio wouldn't cut it. As I've
> mentioned, users can get away with much less bandwidth if the quality
> is high, so going for a less reliable radio with a high nominal speed
> does not actually save money.
>
> Also, that 5 GHz radio is a "spectrum spammer" and hence is a bad
> neighbor.
>
> After 25 years of doing wireless, one learns what really works and what
> is a false economy. Believe me, we've learned some hard and expensive
> lessons.
>
> --Brett Glass
>


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