John Von Essen on 16 Feb 2009 14:28:07 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Public Service Announcement (Really)


Another Wireless Philadelphia tower has been upgraded.

Those who are in the Kingsessing area (Paschal, Cobbs Creek, Angora)  
and portions of Grays Ferry (closer to the river) should begin to  
notice much better transfer rates and latency.

On Feb 12, 2009, at 10:51 PM, wrote:

> I think this is relavent to those who live in Philly.
> The Philadelphia Public Wifi network (no longer associated with  
> Earthlink)
> is being worked on with regards to better performance.
> The first of many towers has been modified for better routing and  
> internet
> responsiveness. I cant disclose the location of the tower, but I can
> indicate the neighborhoods that it serves:
> This is approximate:
> Lombard St SOUTH to Oregon Ave
> 19th St EAST to the Delaware River
> Depending on proximity to the nearest node, you could see up to 4Mbps.
> Anyone who lives in those areas, I would encourage you to check it  
> out.
> The changes will be made to all towers in Philly in the coming weeks.
> Feel free to post feedback back to me OFF-LIST.
> Thanks
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