OpenBTS - telcos from the bottom up


One of the many interesting things that came up at the SFLC Conference 2015:

OpenBTS - a software implementation of GSM that can be used to set up your own GSM base station. Eben Moglen spoke about creating bottom up phone networks that are built upon the cooperation of many small (possibly rural) telcos as opposed to the oligopolies that we have now.

OpenBTS on Wikipedia


The idea of forking the Internet is based on this.
Note to self: Complete the article and send for publication


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