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Mon, 29 Oct 2001 14:51:18 +1100 (EST)
Interesting idea except:
No line of sight available
Carrier licence ??
Radio licence ??
Quoting Peter Higgs <email@example.com>:
> An alternate solution that may work is expounded by Robert Cringely.
> Who is about 12km from town
> "Reach Out and Touch Someone:
> How Bob and His Binoculars Found More Bandwidth and Learned to Stop
> Worrying and Love the Bond
> at http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/pulpit20010628.html
> At 12:46 PM +1100 29/10/01, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> >I would venture to suggest that at 100km from Sydney you are unlikely
> >be within 3.5km of an ADSL capable exchange.
> >I agree your point about rural connectivity as I remarked in an
> >post. I am 15km outside Albury. In Albury/Wodonga there are 4
> >exchanges. At this stage only 2 are ADSL capable, so what chance of
> >getting my exchange ADSL enabled before 2005? Frankly none.
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