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Re: [ProgSoc] third world networking
> I'll be working for a friend for two months in a third world
> country. We want to set up internet access at a hostel.
> At the moment there is dial-up access from their house in town (the
> town has 28 phone lines with only 3 able to be used at any one time,
> and unlikely to have any more connected). The hostel is about 3
> kilometres away. At the hostel there is a generator and UPS but
> there is no phone line nor power source along the sandy road. Power
> frequently cuts out during the day in town.
802.11b? Do u have line-of-sight from hostel to house? If so, that would
probably be more reliable over time that maintaining a cable.
"I think it would be a good idea." Ghandi, on Western Civilisation
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