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Re: fcc ruling on dsl providers' access to infrastructure

  • From: Michael Painter
  • Date: Mon Aug 08 03:44:16 2005

From: "Joe McGuckin" <joe@via.net>
Subject: Re: fcc ruling on dsl providers' access to infrastructure

On 8/7/05 7:20 PM, "Richard A Steenbergen" <ras@e-gerbil.net> wrote:

Maybe what we need is a certain class of
company who will be responsible for running and maintaining the public
data infrastructures. They could have lots of government regulations to
ensure that they are charging a "fair" price while still being guaranteed
a profit, and they could provide the last mile service for all those ISPs
out there who are the ones that can actually compete and innovate.

Yes, it's called structural separation.
Curious what others might think about this, assuming it's not snake-oil:

http://www.shorecliffcommunications.com/magazine/news.asp?news=4404

http://www.xgtechnology.com/plots.htm

Very low power and could be deployed right now in the unused adjacent-channel NTSC VHF spectrum. VHF (and/or UHF) would seem to solve many of the problems with "wireless"

--Michael





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