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    In 1996, I was fascinated to discover that providing Internet Access via wireless technologies was not only possible, but being done routinely by a small band of pioneering Internet Service Providers. By mid-1997, I was writing professionally about Broadband Wireless Internet Access (BWIA), first as a monthly columnist in Boardwatch Magazine.

    In 2000, I began writing about BWIA full time in my own blogs, for numerous other publications, and FOCUS On Broadband Wireless Internet Access, my subscription newsletter.

    From 2008 - 2015, I took a hiatus from writing about BWIA, but my interest in BWIA did not wane. In 2016, I was able to resume writing full time, and I formed Zero Retries to publish a family of subscription newsletters about Broadband Internet Access using various wireless technologies, not just fixed link terrestrial systems.bio page.

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    The Broadband Wireless Internet Access (BWIA) News Blog is a publication of Zero Retries.

    The BWIA News Blog provides brief mentions of selected developments in the Wireless industry relating to providing Broadband Internet Access, and related fields, technologies, and industries.

    Significant developments are often discussed in depth in the BWIA News Newsletter. The BWIA News Blog also features previews of the BWIA News Newsletter - subscription information here.

    In 2016, the BWIA News Blog was restarted as a supplement to the BWIA News Newsletter. From 2008-2015, the BWIA News Blog was largely on hiatus. From its inception through 2008, the BWIA News Blog and the FOCUS On Broadband Wireless Internet Newsletter provided original, independent, unique, in-depth, dedicated perspective on significant developments in the BWIA industry.

    The BWIA News blog includes content that has been consolidated from previous sites, the FOCUS On Broadband Wireless Internet Newsletter, other blogs by Steve Stroh, and original content from Steve Stroh dating back to 1997 when he began writing professionally about Broadband Wireless Internet Access.

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November 17, 2008

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Ed

Steve, regarding #3, in real estate the legal term is "adverse possession". If you've used and maintained a property (say in an area of an improperly surveyed lot line) for a substantial period of time without the owner complaining, then you've got an adverse possession claim on that property.

The reason such a concept exists is suppose that someone began building an improvement on your land and you saw it but did nothing. Instead, you wait until the improvement (barn, fence, home) is finished and then claim the land and possess the barn, fence and home. As I understand it, the legal concept exists to prevent that sort of action from taking place.

A developer began a project next to our neighbor's lot. He claimed that their fence was wrong and he was going to put a road through a part of their yard! However, since the property had been maintained by various owners over about 40 years, the current owner had a valid adverse possession claim. The developer ended up having to move the road and pay the current owner for access to a part of their lot.

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