Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

9 posts

Wannabe Geek

Topic # 8010 28-May-2006 01:17
Send private message

Different internet service provideers provide net acess thru various means. Like dial up, adsl etc etc..

Can one provide net access to many people over a wide network say five miles using bluetooth ?

I have come acrsoss bluetooth adapters randing from 10 meters and 100 meters only are there any which go up to 5 miles and so on ?


Create new topic
BDFL - Memuneh
62040 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 12655

Lifetime subscriber

Reply # 36860 28-May-2006 02:55
Send private message

Bluetooth is a Personal Area Network technology with low power. Personal Area meaning the spaced around a person - that is 10 meters, not 5 miles. Not even a higher powered technology like Wi-Fi goes beyond the 300 meters.

I suggest you check for the standard and more information.

9 posts

Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 36862 28-May-2006 04:11
Send private message

thanks :)

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.