This “Cookbook” on how to build reliable Wi-Fi networks for rural or remoteareas in both developed and developing countries is the result of a col-laboration involving many Canadian institutions and people. The book wasadapted from the original Cookbook which funded by the Canadian Inter-national Development Agency, Industry Canada, and the National CapitalInstitute for Telecommunications of Canada. The research was carried outby faculty and students of Algonquin College, along with researchers fromNetwork Planning Systems Inc. It focused on Canadian and internationalWireless Internet technology and expertise, as applied to the developingcountries and to rural and remote Canadian locales. The full text containsadditional technical material.Thanks also to Roland Reebs and Alpha-Beta Communications Group forassistance with procurement and installation of equipment, as well astechnical advice.
Research and Project Team
Name Position In Team Organization
Jack Treuhaft Director, Applied ResearchAnd DevelopmentAlgonquin CollegeNelson Rogers Project Manager Algonquin CollegeWahab Almuhtadi Researcher And ProjectManagerAlgonquin CollegeDoug Reid Researcher Network Planning Sys-tems Inc.Ian Easson Researcher Network Planning Sys-tems Inc.Shannon Parkes Student, Senior AssociateResearcherAlgonquin CollegeShawn Rickard Student, Researcher Algonquin CollegeChris Welsh Student, Researcher Algonquin CollegeDoug Johnson Student Researcher Algonquin CollegeSalman Khan Associate Researcher,Graduate StudentCarleton University