Michael Peralta, Matthew Rantanen, Jason Peralta, and Geoff Herrin visiting the results of the 2007 San Diego wildfires meeting with the technology of a wireless communications tower, just one day after the fire crews allowed us to re-enter the area. The final assessment was a total loss. This tower was returned to functionality within 19
The “Installation Crew” comprised of members of Tribal Digital Village, CUWiN(the networking team from Champagne-Urbana, Illinois, and Prometheus Radio Project. This team installed 22 homes and an office building, as a Beta testing project for “mesh networking” gear developed at CUWiN at University of Illinois. It was 112 degrees both days and the rooftops were
Champaign-Urbana Community Wireless Network is pleased to announce an agreement with Tribal Digital Village to install a CUWiN wireless network on the Mesa Grande Reservation.
North County Times helps Tribal Digital Village celebrate three years running.
Read more about California Tribes going on line with Digital Village by checking out groups.yahoo.com/group/NatNews/message/32557
Matthew Rantanen and then Chairman of the FCC, Michael Powell in the Tribal Digital Village Server Room, in 2004. The FCC was invited to come to the Tribal Digital Village to see the successes of the network and the programs that were relying on its services.
For over a century, the three original Native American tribes of San Diego County have been splintered among 18 reservations, dividing family lines, friendships, and cultures. Since 2001, the county’s tribal communities have been reconnecting through the Southern California Tribal Digital Village a high-speed wireless Internet network. It is an ambitious project, says Matthew Rantanen,
Tribes go digital: New partnership to help reservations catch up.
Tower Base Construction on Santa Ysabel. Bases took as much as 45 Cubic Yards of Concrete. TDV Staff and a local tribal related construction crew built (2) 80 foot communication towers in 2002 for Tribal Digital Village to reach to South East county to serve Campo, La Posta, and Manzanita. Additionally to South Central County