My ISP answered some of my questions. Sounds like a radio type of
"On the wirelss DSL, we have it up & running here in Scottville, and
are shooting for July 1 in Ludington and August 1 in Manistee. Both
Hal & I are attending a school in Florida the week of the 11th of June
to make sure
we understand what we know about it, and from there on, it will be full
Cost wise, at the present time we are offering 4 types of service, 256K
& 512K for single standalone computers. And 256K & 512K for multiple
(networked) systems. The prices are $40.00 & $50.00 per month for the
single computer hookups, and $60.00 & $75.00 per month for the
On the customer side it will take a minimum of a radio card, an adapter
card, and a site license agreement. Again, “at the present time”, these
items are costing out about $250.00. We are trying to work with our vendor
to be able to get a better price, but so far have had no luck. What ever
the price is, we will offer them strictly at cost.
Along with the above minimum, in most instances, it will also take some
type of an antenna. Whether a little short desktop unit, or an outdoor
style, the customer’s location will be the determining factor.
To service Ludington we will be having transmitting antennas at the
of WKLA, on the tower that is on top of the City Center Building
Ludington Ave. & James St.), and on the Lake Michigan Broadcasting
tower located on Ehler Rd. For Manistee, we will be on the Lake
Michigan Broadcasting tower on the south side of town. Again, signal
strength in the customer’s area is going to determine what type of
antenna that will be
> Is that an oxymoron? Our cable company is set to launch cable internet
> access in about a month and my ISP just announced “wireless dsl”. I’ve
> not been able to get many details so far. Anyone ever hear of it?
> The one detail I did hear was 512 upload and download speed for $50 a
> month. Seems kinda high to me, but without any competition, I’m sure
> I’ll pay it lol.