[OLSR-users] volunteers needed for mesh project in Portugal
Wed Jun 28 16:53:27 CEST 2006
I'll help you out, I've done the same in my community.
I'm broke, I'll just need expenses..
On 6/27/06, Filipe Sampaio Rodrigues <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Community of OLSR users,
> Our community is looking for volunteers or "low-cost" consultants to
> assist us in developing and deploying a mesh network in our 10.000 town
> (in rural Portugal).
> We have successfully enrolled the local authority and people into the
> project. The city council has agreed on granting the use of their optic
> fibre as the trunk for the network. And local people are agreeing on
> paying for the equipment regarding they get VoIP and broaband internet
> at an affordable rate.
> We haven't decided on the details for the project yet and we lack the
> technical competences to carry it. And we cannot afford to pay for cisco
> products/assistance or any other solution's vendor.
> Recently we've deployed a few wrt54g with freifunk firmware, and latelly
> with DD-wrt, running an asterisk´ PBX to handle the VoIP. But we need
> something more reliable and robust.
> We believe to have the right conditions for a perfect town level mesh
> network project. But we need technical assistance on designing the
> network, and selecting (both hardware and software) and setting the
> As a non profit organisation we are not in conditions to raise funding
> nor paying for professional consultants.
> Please feel free to contact me if you have any question or suggestion.
> thanks a lot,
> olsr-users mailing list
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