p2p/mesh cellphone network

kenneth marken k-marken at online.no
Tue Sep 11 23:39:34 CEST 2007

On Tuesday 11 September 2007 23:31:50 Roger Borges wrote:
> It would probably be good in an outback setting where there are just a
> couple of people who want to talk to each other, but four hops in a mesh
> network is considered overwhelming for network reliability, so I don't
> think this would work so well in, let's say, a cafe, or walking down the
> streets of a big city. Unless some new protocols have arisen that I'm not
> aware of, I don't think mobile devices yet have the processing power to
> communicate in a thick mesh network, either.

but at the point one moves into the outback one may well pick up some cheap 
2-way radios that these days comes with 3 times the range often.

still, if one only wants to carry one device, this may well work out.

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