Archive for July, 2017
The internet has surpassed the wildest imaginations of its creators. Not only are we accessing the internet from phones, tablets, and computers, we’re able to access the web from cars, trains, and even airplanes. However, some people still struggle to find reliable access. In rural areas, fixed wireless broadband internet access is becoming a popular option.
While internet usage continues to grow to incredible proportions – there are almost 290 million internet users in the United States alone – fast, reliable internet is not ubiquitous. There are still many places where the likes of cable and DSL are unavailable. That’s where fixed wireless broadband internet access fits in.
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Currently, the world’s population is estimated at 6.5 billion. Within the next 4 decades, projections indicate that the global population will increase by 50% to over 9 billion individuals. Given these numbers, the analysis of demographic data is essential to access vital information on the world’s population for a variety of purposes.
GPS Satellites and Data Collection
At any given time, there are usually a minimum of 24 active GPS satellites orbiting the Earth. Currently, there are over 30 active satellites, which includes several back-ups. These satellites travel at 7,000 miles per hour at 12,5000 miles above the earth’s surface. It takes each satellite 12 hours to circle the planet in its entirety.
It’s interesting to note that a GPS receiver is able to determine what