Valley Community Fiber Network                                 1
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Current Uses of VCFN  Municipal Common Infrastructure (WAN)  Educational Institutions (Acadia & NSCC)  Health Care (Ber...
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Valley Community Fiber Network   5
Public WiFi via VCFN                      Hantsport 2008                      Windsor 2012                      Berwick...
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Wireless Mesh Network  Cisco Mesh Access Points (MAP)  Client access at 5.5 Mbps+ (802.11b/g)  Mesh backhaul at 24 Mbps...
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Valley Community Fiber Network   10
Berwick Public WiFi     4 Cicso Access Points     Mesh Network between Access Points     Connected via VCFN to Windsor ...
Wolfville Public WiFi?Valley Community Fiber Network   12
What else canthe VCFN beused for?James R. Skinner   13
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Valley Community Fiber Network

  1. 1. Valley Community Fiber Network 1
  2. 2. Valley Community Fiber Network 2
  3. 3. Current Uses of VCFN  Municipal Common Infrastructure (WAN)  Educational Institutions (Acadia & NSCC)  Health Care (Berwick, Kentville, & Windsor)  Public WiFi  Mainland Telecom  Rogers Cell TowersValley Community Fiber Network Monday, April 8, 2013 3
  4. 4. Valley Community Fiber Network 4
  5. 5. Valley Community Fiber Network 5
  6. 6. Public WiFi via VCFN  Hantsport 2008  Windsor 2012  Berwick 2013Valley Community Fiber Network 6
  7. 7. Valley Community Fiber Network 7
  8. 8. Wireless Mesh Network  Cisco Mesh Access Points (MAP)  Client access at 5.5 Mbps+ (802.11b/g)  Mesh backhaul at 24 Mbps (802.11a)  Network Operations Center  Wireless LAN Controller (WLC)  Wireless Control System (WCS)  Max 4 MAPs per WLCValley Community Fiber Network 8
  9. 9. Valley Community Fiber Network 9
  10. 10. Valley Community Fiber Network 10
  11. 11. Berwick Public WiFi  4 Cicso Access Points  Mesh Network between Access Points  Connected via VCFN to Windsor  Managed by NOC in Windsor (Matt Povah)  Eastlink Internet Access  Costs  $25,000 Capital Setup Cost  ~$150 Monthly Operating Cost  Planning $20,000 for additional Access PointsValley Community Fiber Network 11
  12. 12. Wolfville Public WiFi?Valley Community Fiber Network 12
  13. 13. What else canthe VCFN beused for?James R. Skinner 13

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