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Verizon Fios

On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 01:40:27PM -0400, Josh ChaitinPollak wrote:
> On Aug 8, 2005, at 6:38 PM, Matt Galster wrote:
> >Is this LEO sat?  75 ms seems pretty dogone low for latency on  
> >satellite.
> >
> Sorry, I misunderstood, we are using, which  
> isn't Sat-service, but is T1 point-to-point wireless. They have no  
> discussion of the technology on their website however. I'm not sure  
> how it works, or how we are guaranteed any security.

Towerstream usually does better than 75ms latency. However,
their reliability is terrible. I do not believe this is a
technology problem so much as a manpower and network design

They use a proprietary 5.8GHz system, no particular security
except that the equipment is expensive and hard to find. 

They do have the ability to install in about 3 days, and to turn
up bandwidth almost instantaneously. For this you pay a price on
the high side for a T1, and, as I said, their reliability is


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