[LINK] Work on Next Generation Wireless in Canberra

Stilgherrian stil at stilgherrian.com
Tue Nov 23 10:05:45 AEDT 2010

On 23/11/2010, at 9:51 AM, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
> If we're talking consumer level, you can choose between WiMAX (eg Vivid 
> Wireless) or various proprietary technologies.
> If you can run 1:1 - an unshared point-to-point link - then you can get 
> good speeds at a cost. Otherwise, you will have the same provisioning 
> question as you have with mobile - how many users can one base station 
> serve?
> A fixed 1:1 solution will outperform a shared mobile solution, but at a 
> cost penalty.

And a run-out-of-frequencies penalty? Or do point-to-point fixed wireless links use such narrow beams that you can re-use frequencies in closely-adjacent locations?

[Is that a tautology? Can something be both adjacent but further away?]


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