Unwiring Rural America


IEEE Spectrum has a wonderful article on WIMAX and how it is helping bring unwired broadband to the masses in American hinterland. The article highlights the progress made by SOMA Networks in this regard, and actually there are several other companies which are quite gung-ho on Rural America.

bq. Propelled in part by a new standard, IEEE 802.16, wireless MANs are expected to do for neighborhoods, villages, and cities what IEEE 802.11, the standard for wireless local-area networks, is doing for homes, coffee shops, airports, and offices.

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