is Wireless Internet Access?"
is a new method of delivering high speed Internet
access to the customer without the need for
any land-based infrastructure. A wireless PC
card or Access Point is connected via an antenna
to our network.
1 Outdoor Antenna
2 Outdoor Wireless Modem
3 Indoor Wireless Router
4 Wireless Adaptor for Desktop PC if needed
5 Surge/Reboot power strip
(only SWOI equip. should be plugged into this strip)
fast is it?"
will depend on your Southwest
Package choice. You should experience transfer
than your modem connection. The graphics below
should give you an idea of the speed difference
between wireless and modem connections.
does it cost?"
residential installation rate can be found on
the connection always on?"
There is no dialup, no connecting and no waiting.
If your computer is on, the connection is running.
the service affected by weather?"
Unlike your satellite television service, our
signal is land based. Weather does not affect
is the coverage area?"
you are within a reasonable Line Of Sight (LOS)
to one of our access points, see our coverage area page for details, there is a good chance
you can subscribe to our service. Factors that
influence the connection range include antenna
height and tree cover. If you have a high place
to mount the antenna (ie: a TV antenna tower)
and no trees blocking your view towards our
access point, the range of the service may be
my house is within LOS of your access point,
can I definitely get the service?"
necessarily. There are LOS and tree issues as
mentioned above. The only way to determine feasibility
is to conduct a site survey. Please contact
us at (580) 679-3345 for details.