From: "Michael Treacy" <delphi91 at hotmail.com>
> >what's the bets that by the time we have broadband over copper here
> >in Ireland, the US and Europe will have Gigabit over fibre to every
> >house... ?
> >be typical anyway..
>> More then likely. Or else everywhere else will have perfected wireless
> access and we'll still be getting our homes wired up.
There was an interview on NPR yesterday about a scheme to fly some
specially configured planes over LA 24x7 to provide broadband connectivity
without wires. They talked about a T1 for $10/month if the system was
Internet Airplane : The Internet is spawning a host of new businesses
trying to make a buck by providing access to the Web. One entrepreneur is
trying to provide service to certain metropolitan areas by keeping a
solar-powered airplane circling overhead at 50,000 feet -- sort of a
satellite system that's not in outer space. Robert Sigel talks with Marc
E. Arnold, chief executive of Angel Technologies in St. Louis, Mo. He
joins us by phone from Los Angeles
<Real Media stream>
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