I've had nothing but bad experiences with BreezeCom/Alvarion, that said:

They can claim whatever they wish, what you should do is ask for a demo
setup that you can test for a month or however long. Set it up, watch it
fail to live up to expectations (as usual) then kindly ship it back to them
and say no thanks.

On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 12:04:19PM -0500, Kevin Lombardo wrote:
> hello-
> i live in a rural area and have few options for broadband. i was
> perusing through wireless options when i found a company call Alvarion
> which produces a product line called Breezecom - i'm sure many people
> on this list know of them.
> anyway, they advertise their products as utilizing OFDM and they claim
> they can get ranges up to 31 miles in a Non-Line-Of-Sight environment.
> do these devices really work? can they really get 31 miles without
> line-of-sight?
> i realize that they are expensive products, but if they work, a small
> ISP could be set up in a rural environment for relatively cheap.
> just seems like a cool product line if it works...

"If it sounds to good to be true ..."

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