[clug-talk] Freifunk (wireless mesh) in Calgary

Gustin Johnson gustin at echostar.ca
Wed May 10 09:50:01 PDT 2006


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There is something like this already in Seattle.
http://www.seattlewireless.net/

There are a number of similar projects but none have the scale of the
Europeans.  The idea has not quite caught on in North America, likely
due to the relatively low cost high bandwidth that we have access to.

Mitchell Brown wrote:
> Taking over the world sounds like fun :)
> I think the closest thing that they have to this in North America is
> Google's idea for city-wide WLAN in San Francisco.
> 
> On 5/10/06, * Dan Graham* <grahamdk at telus.net
> <mailto:grahamdk at telus.net>> wrote:
> 
>     Quoting simon <simon at mungewell.org <mailto:simon at mungewell.org>>:
> 
>     > Hi,
>     > Can the person who was talking about freifunk at LinuxFest drop me
>     a note
> 
>     Hi Simon,
> 
>     Sorry for the late reply, I am happy to here you are still
>     interested in
>     working with freifunk and OLSR mesh. Please feel free to contact me
>     off list.
>     Anybody else that wants to get involved may also feel free to
>     contact me as
>     well. The following links "googled" may be of value to those
>     wondering what the
>     heck were talking about. Basically we want to take over the World.
> 
>     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freifunk
>     http://freifunk.net/wiki/FreifunkFirmwareEnglish
>     http://ff-firmware.sourceforge.net/
>     http://www.jawug.za.net/FreiFunk <http://www.jawug.za.net/FreiFunk>
> 
>     All the best, Dan Graham
> 
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