Thursday, May 11, 2006

Putting the Wire Back Into Networking - New York Times

Putting the Wire Back Into Networking - New York Times: "At first blush, these products may seem to be nonstarters. After all, who would want to pay two or three times the price of a wireless network?
The answer lies in the simplicity.
Robert Stephens, founder and 'chief inspector' of the Geek Squad installation and troubleshooting division at Best Buy, said installing wireless networks was the leading reason for house calls.
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But the real selling point for the technology is that it can transmit high-definition video without pixelating or skipping. It can claim that advantage over wireless networks — at least for now — because it has a higher data transmission rate."
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