[Freedombox-discuss] Low Cost Community Wi-Fi Networks
bhuvan at swecha.net
Thu Mar 2 11:45:18 UTC 2017
Thanks! good to talk to you after a long time ;) , and yes there are
other installations done by Swecha. This deployment in a village which
was more inspiring than other installations and gave lot of inputs on
how to improve and take forward FreedomBox.
On Thursday 02 March 2017 04:03 PM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> 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?
We are still working on it.
> 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
We will update the same in Swecha website soon. Thanks for the suggestion.
> - Jonas
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