points for opinions...
Posted on 2004-04-16
Ok, I'm lazy, and don't want to look up the info myself, so I'm hoping that some of you have enough experience to provide some insight for me.
What I want to do:
I want to provide wireless internet access to my community.
Greater population is in two areas, downtown, and an area called 5 mile. (Located 7 miles from the downtown area.... go figure)
I want to cover an area as large as possible, and provide "high speed" internet access. I believe this can be accomplished with WiFi technology.
So, questions are:
What hardware should I use to get the strongest (and furthest) signal?
What kind of costs should I expect?
Any people with experience, please provide ideas, warnings, thoughts, etc.
One last item, because 5-mile is so far away from the downtown area, I was anticipating putting another hub, station, whatever you want to call it, in that area.