[CUWiN] Champaign's "free" wireless.
nick at buraglio.com
Thu Sep 6 18:46:40 CDT 2007
Pavlov (used to be DMISI/Fusion Broadband) is the one doing the "Triple
Play", that is their core income producing service last I checked. They've
been offering it in apartment campuses and complexes for a while. I'm not
sure know how integrated it is (if it's all IP based) at this point, I kinda
doubt it. At one point they were doing their own PBXs and Hotel style
Satellite installs in large, primarily student based campuses like
University Commons and Melrose. They also used to offer it nationally for
big management companies.
If it is anything like their other services here locally it is resold McLeod
**I have not been in the loop on this kind of service for several years so I
may be completely wrong.
On 9/6/07, David Young <dyoung at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 05:22:14PM -0400, Sascha Meinrath wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I've been following this for several months and figure that I'd pass
> this along
> > since it's now public. I would certainly like to know more about the
> > as actually implemented.
> Requires a sign-in (thus less convenient than existing hotspots),
> heavily filtered (SSH does not even work), not much of an improvement
> (insofar as anyone wants to use WiFi outdoors, it already "bled" from
> coffeeshops and restaurants).
> The telephony & "triple-play" aspect is interesting, but I saw no signs
> of it the first (and last) time I signed-on experimentally.
> David Young OJC Technologies
> dyoung at ojctech.com Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933 ext 24
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