Come summer of 2010 and the city of Chennai will be completely encased in a WiFi mesh set up by Zylog Systems India, a subsidiary of US-based Zylog Systems. Branded as Wi5, the wireless broadband service will be rolled out in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata too. Zylog owns a category A internet service provider license and can operate in all of India’s DoT circles. Nikhil adds: This appears to be the first commercial deployment of WiFi Mesh networks in India: the only other deployment that comes to mind is of the AirJaldi WiFi mesh network in Dharamsala. What I'd been told, is such a network is possible in a mountainous region, due to the lack of obstructions, and in a city, connectivity will be intermittent due to a large number of obstructions. Not Hotspots: Metro Wifi Connectivity; Trains…
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