[Freedombox-discuss] Low Cost Community Wi-Fi Networks

Sunil Mohan Adapa sunil at medhas.org
Fri Mar 24 10:42:15 UTC 2017

On Thursday 23 March 2017 04:57 PM, Bob Mottram wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 01, 2017 at 08:58:36PM +0530, Sunil Mohan Adapa wrote:
>> 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.
> This sounds like a good achievement. An idea to extend this to multiple
> locations might be to have two wifi adapters on the system, one running
> the typical infrastructure mode and the other running batman-adv with a
> network bridge set up between the two. Then you could maybe do VoIP
> between villages in a way which doesn't require any special additional
> configuration and which doesn't depend upon existing telcos.
> I will probably try making something like this as a test system to see
> how feasible it is.

Great!  I look forward to your report.

By the way, it would be nice if someone works on implementing proper
support for batman-adv in Network Manager.


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