[Freedombox-discuss] Low Cost Community Wi-Fi Networks
jonas at jones.dk
Thu Mar 2 10:33:04 UTC 2017
Quoting Sunil Mohan Adapa (2017-03-01 16:28:36)
> I recently had an opportunity to work with an team on setting up a low
> cost community Wi-Fi network in a village nearby here in India. I
> wrote an article about it. It is attached.
Is this the first deployment in collaboration with Swecha?
I ask partly from personal curiosity: I recall that during Siri's and my
visit in 2015 we visited a nearby village, and stood on the roof of a
school checking line of site for setup of an antenna there. I wonder if
that project was deployed too, or am delayed, or perhaps cancelled. But
perhaps Swecha knows better than you?
I notice in your text that an Olimex board was used. Cool!
As I understand, there are few if any distributors of Olimex boards in
India - I imagine that making some noise about this succesful deployment
might help raise awarenes of the boards to encourage distributors to put
those boards on the shelves: Is your report on a website somewhere? One
way to make noise is to pass a web page (preferrably easy consumable
with a few pictures) to Olimex, to encourage them re-posting on their
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