Etherlinx heter ett företag som utvecklar 802.11 för att kunna täcka in större områden än tidigare:
At the core of their plan is the inexpensive wireless data standard known as Wi-Fi or 802.11b, which is already shaking up the communications industry, threatening to undermine the business plans of cellular phone companies by offering a much cheaper method for mobile access to the Internet.
The pair’s company, known as Etherlinx, has taken the 802.11b standard and used it to build a system that can transmit Internet data up to 20 miles at high speeds – enough to blanket entire urban regions and make cable or D.S.L. connections obsolete.
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