Wi-fi boost plan for rural areas

Boosting the power of wi-fi signals would dramatically reduce the cost of bringing wireless networks to rural areas because fewer transmitters would be needed.

Read this article from BBC Technology News and explore “Mesh Networks,” the tech behind the Wi-Fi boost, at the Whats New Media Wiki.

UPDATE: Mesh isn’t just for rural areas, read Wireless mesh routers and DIY ISPs from Ars Technica

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