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Monday, April 05, 2004

 

More BPL (broadband over power line) articles

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is opposed to the deployment of BPL (broadband over power line) service in the U.S. They have a couple of new articles on BPL on their web site:

ARRL: "FEMA Appears to Backpedal in BPL 'Clarification' Letter"

ARRL: "What's Really Happening in Penn Yan?"

BroadbandReports.com: "FEMA: BPL No Longer a 'Grave Concern' -- Agency clarifies the record"

BroadbandReports.com: "Electrified Manassas -- 1Mbps BPL for $27 a Month"

DailyWireless: "Powerline Broadband Turned On"

Toronto Globe and Mail: "Service brings meaning to 'plug and play'"
An article on the first BPL trial in Ontario; it's being conducted by PUC Telecom Inc., a division of Sault Ste. Marie's municipal utility company using Amperion technology.

The article also notes BPL interest at two other Canadian utilities. Hydro Québec is studying the technology and may or may not conduct a trial. Telecom Ottawa, owned by municipal utility Hydro Ottawa, is conducting BPL trials but is still uncertain as to the economic viability of BPL in the Ottawa market.

Cable Datacom News: "Electrifying Rival Emerges For Cable Modems And DSL"

LocalTechWire: "WindChannel Provides Backbone Connectivity for Progress Energy Trial"

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