"Anytime you're at lower frequencies, you'll be less affected by rain, less affected by walls," he says. "When you don't have a lot of vertical infrastructure and you have a sparse population, this will be a tremendous money saver when it comes to deployment costs."
Chaney has been similarly impressed by "Super Wi-Fi" so far, even though the technology is still in its infancy.
"It goes through walls, it goes through trees," she says. "It's got a lot better propagation than what you see with 802.11."
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