[Battlemesh] Outernet - Free internet for the planet ?
fboehm at aon.at
Tue Mar 18 07:19:02 CET 2014
Am 17.03.14 21:02, schrieb cmsv:
> Thought about sharing this one which seems to be mesh like.
> By leveraging datacasting technology over a low-cost satellite
> constellation, Outernet is able to bypass censorship, ensure privacy,
> and offer a universally-accessible information service at no cost to
> global citizens. It's the modern version of shortwave radio, or
> BitTorrent from space.
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Has anybody technical information about Outernet that explains how this
should work? I mean transmission power, throughput, receiving
They claim to push broadcast data to basic WiFi devices like
smartphones. Ok, it's just a unidirectional communication. But
nevertheless I really don't understand the link budget calculation for
such a thing. Even if it's just a downlink with no uplink.
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