Tales from the Towers, Chapter 38: Pick a Tool, Any Tool – what every wireless ISP should know

Wireless ISPs (WISPS) have more tools available today to improve the performance of wireless networks. There is an optimized product for every single model that is currently deployed, and there are a lot of different models. From grounded RJ-45 connectors to antennas and every component in between, it’s impossible to keep up with everything.  Ask […]

Guest Post: Mobile Sports Report Launches First ‘e-Report,’ an In-Depth Look at ‘The Connected Event Dilemma’

Editor’s note: The following post is from former MuniWireless contributor Paul Kapustka, who now runs a site called Mobile Sports Report. Their latest report takes an in-depth look at “The Connected Event Dilemma,” which happens when thousands of attendees overwhelm the wireless infrastructure at big events. Read on. It’s no secret to any cell phone […]

Tales from the Towers, Chapter 33: What’s your vector, Victor?

I participate in various forums that cover the wireless industry. One of the things I enjoy hearing about is that unlicensed frequencies can’t work in certain applications for various reasons. Too much interference, too expensive, and if it’s possible why anyone else hasn’t done it, are common objections and just get my hackles up. The […]

City Initiative: Boulder, Colorado

Phase: Deployed Vendors: Xirrus Coverage Area: Boulder Valley School District Main Contact: David Williamson, School district CIO Website: Notes: School disctrict: 55 schools and 28,000 students Does this listing need an update? If so, please contact admin [[at]] muniwireless.com

Boulder Valley School District deploys wireless infrastructure

Boulder Valley School District in Colorado is deploying a high-performance Wi-Fi network to support its 55 schools and 28,000 students.Boulder Valley School District in Colorado is deploying a high-performance Wi-Fi network to support its 55 schools and 28,000 students. School District CIO David Williamson said the deployment is part of an overall upgrade to the […]