Fixed Wireless Comparison
Description Intairnet Fixed Wireless Wired T1
(Verizon)
SDSL (Covad) IDSL (Covad) ADSL Line-Sharing (Verizon)
Speeds scalable up to
Up / Down
16 Mbps / 16 Mbps 1.5 Mbps / 1.5 Mbps 1.1 Mbps / 1.1 Mbps 144 Kbps (.14 Mbps)/ 144 kbps 128 kbps / 1.5 Mbps
Static IP Addresses Yes, Unlimited Yes, Unlimited $5 /month per IP $5 /month per IP 1 Dynamic only
At Risk for cable breaks NO, wire-free Yes Yes, high risk Yes, high risk Yes, high risk
Average Latency, average number of hops to Internet 5-20ms,
< 2 hops
Undetermined, Many Hops 30ms-60ms / Many Hops 30ms-100ms / Many Hops 40ms-150ms / Many Hops
Routing Yes, Routed, auto OSPF Yes, Routed Yes, Routed Yes, Routed NO, Bridged
Fail Over Redundancy Yes, included, many Levels Yes, but double the price No No No
Estimated Over Subscription None -
4 to 1
10 to 1 25 to 1 25 to 1 100 to 1
Installation Time 2 - XX days 30-90 days 25-60 days 25-60 days 14-21 days
Confirmation of availability 2 days Always available 25-60 days 25-60 days 14-21 days
Suitable for Hosting,Streaming,VOIP YES YES Marginal No No
Street Price $99-$1300
(T1-$229)
$600-$1500 $140-$399 $110-$140 $59-$130