p2p/mesh cellphone network

Giles Jones giles.jones at zen.co.uk
Tue Sep 11 23:16:56 CEST 2007

On 11 Sep 2007, at 21:33, Robin Paulson wrote:

> didn't we discuss this a few weeks ago?
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6987784.stm
> few details on how it works, the protocols underneath and so on, but
> ericsson has put money into it
> maybe it can be built into a later OM phone...

Given it's new technology I doubt it for a long while. I'm pretty  
sure the hardware won't be made available for open source people to use.

As predicted on here, the range is poor at 1km range.

It's not a solution for reliable dependable communications yet.

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