Microwave link capacity
josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Mon Apr 4 18:31:19 UTC 2016
AF5 is not in the market for 1 gbps links FYI. The AF5x is a better
product IMO and is $800 per link + dishes.
1100 Wayne St
Troy, OH 45373
On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 2:26 PM, Cryptographrix <cryptographrix at gmail.com>
> I do not have direct experience with this, but Ubiquiti's AirFiber 5 seems
> like an applicable solution: https://www.ubnt.com/airfiber/airfiber5/
> It runs around $1.000USD each
> On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 1:30 PM Jean-Francois Mezei <
> jfmezei_nanog at vaxination.ca> wrote:
> > In a context of providing rural communities with modern broadband.
> > Reading some tells me that Microwave links can be raised to 1gbps. How
> > common is that ?
> > I assume that cell phone towers have modern microwave links (when not
> > directly on fibre). What sort of capacity would typically be provided ?
> > And in the case of a remote village/town served by microwave originally
> > designed to handle just phone calls, how difficult/expensive is it to
> > upgrade to 1gbps or higher capacity ? Just a change of radio ? or radio
> > and antenna, keeping only the tower ?
> > (keeping spectrum acquisition out of discussion as that is a whole other
> > ball game).
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