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Business: What is a WISP

A Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) is an Internet service provider that allows users to connect to the internet using radio waves to deliver internet to the customer.   The operating mechanism of a WISP involves pulling an expensive and large point-to-point connection to the center of the areas that needs to be serviced.  The process involves locating an elevated building or communications tower on which wireless equipment can be mounted.  A simple explanation of a […]

Business: Form 477

https://www.fcc.gov/general/broadband-deployment-data-fcc-form-477 All facilities-based broadband providers are required to file data with the FCC twice a year (Form 477) on where they offer Internet access service at speeds exceeding 200 kbps in at least one direction.   Fixed providers file lists of census blocks in which they can or do offer service to at least one location, with additional information about the service.*