In the past it has been fairly impractical for communities to consider setting up their own broadband project due to high costs of equipment and tightly controlled licensing regimes. More recently costs of equipment have fallen dramatically and some radio spectrum has been made available for use either unlicensed or using a lightly licensed regime.
More and more examples of communities setting up their own broadband projects are coming to light.
This section will look at various technologies available and the advantages and disadvantages of each. We explore the application of technologies in various network scenarios. This should helo you understand the different options available for your project.