Building A Wired Infrastructure

Wireless technologies may solve the problem for fast Internet access for most of the country.

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November 15, 2000, 7:00 AM PST

By Taub Urban Res…

"Perhaps the most important trend is the way wireless technology may solve the last-mile problem. Much of the country may never have high-speed options such as Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) and cable modems. That's where broadband fixed wireless steps in." This technology generally uses line-of-site radios to transmit data at high speed, eliminating the need to lay fiber. Fixed wireless can be used for dedicated point-to-point connections, shared connections for Internet access, and for bringing high-speed services, including voice, video and VPN to local communities.

Thanks to Telecom-Cities Research Network Taub Urban Research Center, New York University

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