Re: Bridging over a mile - no obstuctions
I don't know the specific rate of signal loss on Ethernet cable, or coax cable.. Whatever you would decide to use. But if you have enough repeaters, you could theoretically run an infinite amount of cable... But you're talking about a lot of time and money.
If you could get ahold of some fiber optic cable, you would be talking about no signal or speed loss at a distance of 1+ miles, but that may be just as expensive as the repeater option.
The best option would be to pressure the local cable or DSL company to make it possible for you to get their service. .8 miles really isn't too bad, it shouldn't be an issue for them to be able to hook you up.
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