Free Downtown Dayton Internet service.
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Wed Jan 21 19:42:09 UTC 2009
Steven Vollom wrote:
> I just tried to change my ISP to Cincinnati Bell, to get cheaper and faster
> service. They told me that I could connect free to the downtown
> free-service, because I am in live in the area. My laptop is broken , but I
> have a router with antenna.
Steven, this is off-topic. However, you need a router with wireless
bridge capabilities, like
I'm sure there are cheaper ones; that's just an example. The idea is
that the router connects to the downtown wireless network, and your
computer connects to the router by CAT-5/Ethernet cable.
> I am currently using AT&T as an ISP. It
> is a slow DSL service. If I install my Dlink 108mbs router, can I connect to
> the downtown service using my internet connection service?
I don't know if the model you have can act as a wireless bridge. Also
note that the free wireless will not necessarily be faster than DSL.
> I am supposed to
> get the signal free, so will my connection to AT&T allow it to work? TIA.
Well, you can just bypass the AT&T connection.
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