Prototyping a Telephone Service for the Rest of Humanity.

Tim Panton thp@westhawk.co.uk tim@phonefromhere.com twitter.com/steely_glint

Airport ± no sig ± not unusual

Half the world has no GSM signal .

Growth in coverage is stalling .

GSM Network .

OpenBTS ‡ Um->SIP converter U m Open BTS SIP Asterisk PSTN .

OpenBTS ‡ Um->SIP converter U m Open BTS SIP Asterisk PSTN .

Do 'difficult/mad' telephony .

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With David + Harvind to install a GSM network .

Self-complete works with no outside network .

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Commodity components ± important in storms .

Open source asterisk can interconnect with existing systems .

Cruise ship .

Diaspora / social (People pic) .

Tower (current status) .

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(?) .Spectrum clash.

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