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Monday, October 21, 2002
La Crosse Technology
makes a wireless PC-enabled weather monitoring station, and lists many online vendors of these systems. 7:28:31 AM
makes non-line-of-sight 902 Mhz systems for rural wireless broadband. Their starter kit includes the base station with a 50-subscriber lisence and 5 enduser modems for $6,995. 7:23:40 AM
Airspan Networks provides wireless DSL systems and solutions to operators around the world with licenses in frequency bands between 900 MHz to 4 GHz, including both PCS and MMDS. The company has deployments with more than 60 operators in more than 40 countries. Airspan's systems are based on radio technology that delivers wide area coverage, security and resistance to fading." In 2001-2002 they announced sales in Nigeria (Warri and Lagos), South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Uganda, China, Philippines, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, and Estonia. In West Africa, there's a deal in Ghana and Congo (via africanus.net), and one with Ivoire Telecom for corporate customers in five West African countries (Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Guinea, Benin & Congo Brazzaville). Each of these typically carries under 10,000 subscribers, and a value under $10m. Their 1Q02 revenues were reported to include 39 customers, 8 new that quarter, with 29% US, 36% Africa and Mid-East, and 33% Asia or Europe. Their site also has a list of recent articles about rural and other fixed wireless. 6:32:35 AM