Are Mesh Nets The Future of The Internet?

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In Havana, people are using a self-contained network to communicate with each other, play games, and share files despite pervasive Internet censorship in Cuba. This ad-hoc network—called a mesh network—has impressed a lot of people, and has many wondering if it represents the future of the Internet. Let’s take a look. What Is a Mesh Network? A mesh network is a network in which each node (a computer, phone, or tablet) serves as a relay, routing data between its peers. Snet, Havana’s mesh network, serves as a great example. Its 9,000 users use a combination of broadband cables and high-power wi-fi antennas…

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