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Re: fcc ruling on dsl providers' access to infrastructure
- From: Todd Vierling
- Date: Mon Aug 08 05:20:14 2005
On Sun, 7 Aug 2005, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> The bottom line is that at a certain point there are a limited number
> times you can put a wire to everyone's house into the ground. Cable modems
> only make sense because the cable TV customer base to justify the build.
> At some point in the future we might actually come up with a workable IP
> over powerline technology, but again that will only make sense because of
> the existing customer base that wants electricity.
802.16 is starting to sound promising -- the first certified "WiMAX" gear is
starting to get rolled out right about now.
Still a little bit of time away for general deployment, but certainly
eliminates the wiring requirement.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>