Comuna 13

Pilot Deployment

 
 
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Comuna Gateway

(Escuela Refugio Del Niño)

 
 
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Gateway Station

The school is located in a great position atop a ridge overlooking the comuna. Our backhaul connects to the school via point to point radio link, and will then be distributed to the community via sector antennas.

Any houses with a direct view can point an inexpensive antenna at the sector antenna above the school and receive internet. From these hub houses, neighbors can connect via ethernet cable and receive service. 

Houses connecting over cable can also connect others over cable. 

 

View from school towards base station

View from school towards base station

Approximate view from school to target area

 
 

View from Gateway

This is the approximate view from where the sector antenna will be placed above the school. 

Houses shown here can connect directly via radio. 

 
 

Gateway roof

Flyover of the school's roof and a sense of the surrounding area. 

 
 

From below

This shot begins at the Son Batá recording studio, our base of operations within the community. 

Houses on this side without  line of sight can still connect to the network via cable. 

 
 

The End Users

 
 
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10 wireless, 30 wired

10 houses will connect via radio to the sector antenna atop the school. From these 10 nodes, 2 to 5 households will be connected via ethernet. 

 
 

The homes

A view of the target mountain side where the pilot will be depoloyed