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  •  In our rural area (Idaho) the best option is (2+ / 0-)
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    radical simplicity, ozsea1

    packet radio, mostly pre-WiMax. Faster than DSL over copper most of the time but bogs down at night when traffic gets heavy.  Still not adequate for streaming video.  It is subject to outages in bad weather; I think the nodes are mainly on cell towers.  There are several providers.

    Where are we, now that we need us most?

    by Frank Knarf on Mon Apr 16, 2012 at 11:20:08 AM PDT

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