Google launches TiSP -- Free wireless broadband

Today Google made public their efforts in wireless broadband which makes use of local plumbing and sewage systems.  The new service is a breakthrough and will provide free wireless broadband to anyone with a toilet and a laptop with a wireless adapter.

Today Google made public their efforts in wireless broadband which makes use of local plumbing and sewage systems.  The new service is a breakthrough and will provide free wireless broadband to anyone with a toilet and a laptop with a wireless adapter.

For years, data carriers have confronted the "last hundred yards" problem for delivering data from local networks into individual homes. Now Google has successfully devised a "last hundred smelly yards" solution that takes advantage of preexisting plumbing and sewage systems and their related hydraulic data-transmission capabilities. "There's actually a thriving little underground community that's been studying this exact solution for a long time," says Page. "And today our Toilet ISP team is pleased to be leading the way through the sewers, up out of your toilet and - splat - right onto your PC."

TiSP was developed with the support and assistance of a large number of major metropolitan water companies. A full list of companies that support TiSP is available here. If yours isn't listed, please contact them to verify their ongoing and unstinting support before you even think about signing up for TiSP service.

For more information about the service, click here to read the FAQ.  

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