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Re: Next NANOG (really off topic)

  • From: Hugh Irvine
  • Date: Thu Mar 01 22:18:02 2001


Hello -

This already exists in several hotels in Singapore (including the Sheraton in 
Scotts Road). SingNet is providing the service in conjunction with some other 
companies.

regards

Hugh


On Thursday 01 March 2001 20:26, Ariel Biener wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Simon Lockhart wrote:
> > One thing which I would find useful is connectivity which extends into
> > the hotel rooms themselves. Wireless would be nice, but most hotels don't
> > cope with this very well. One conference I went to (I can't remember if
> > it was NANOG or USENIX) provided dial-in on a hotel extension, which was
> > useful!
>
> The hotel of the future, giving you 10/100 switched ethernet to the room
> (a hub at extra charge), and the hotel then gets an uplink to X NSP, based
> on number of rooms and average usage.
>
> Along with that comes online gaming among hotel guests (you can have a PC
> installed - laptop for the suites - for extra charge), with online games
> installed, where hotel guests connect to a hotel gaming server (quake
> server for example), and play among themselves.
>
> Of course, downstairs in the game rooms, there will be also computers who
> can be used for the el-cheapo guests, if they can't afford one in the
> room, in order to play (price/time of usage).
>
> .....
>
>
> --Ariel
>
> > Simon
> > --
> > Simon Lockhart                   |   Tel: +44 (0)1737 839676
> > Internet Engineering Manager       |   Fax: +44 (0)1737 839516
> > BBC Internet Services              | Email: Simon.Lockhart@bbc.co.uk
> > Kingswood Warren,Tadworth,Surrey,UK|   URL: http://support.bbc.co.uk/
>
> --
> Ariel Biener
> e-mail: ariel@post.tau.ac.il
> PGP(6.5.8) public key http://www.tau.ac.il/~ariel/pgp.html

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