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Why "Ask-Wi.Com"?

Unrivaled Experience - This is our 21st year of delivering broadband wireless services. We know of no other company in the world that can match or exceed this level of broadband wireless experience.

Support - We've been supporting wireless ISPs, communities, businesses and individuals since 1993 - providing the guidance, training and technical support they need to successfully design, build and operate their outdoor broadband wireless networks.

Honesty - We provide our unique, leading-edge wireless services honestly, efficiently and affordably.

Responsibility - We take our responsibilites seriously toward our customers, our employees, our community and our planet.

Markets Served

  • WISPs
  • Businesses
  • Municipal Governments
  • County Governments
  • State Governments
  • U.S. Government
  • U.S. Military
  • Canadian Government
  • Water Systems (SCADA)
  • Elementary, Secondary and Post-Secondary Educational Institutions
  • Petroleum Extraction
  • Airports
  • Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Systems
  • Television Program Production
  • Remote Radio Broadcast Production
  • Transportation (Bus and Railroad)
  • RV Parks and Campgrounds
  • Free-space Optical Links

Onsite Locations Served

Since 1993, we've proudly served over 3000 client companies, agencies and organizations across the North American continent. We have physically traveled to and completed work for clients in the following states and provinces.

Client States and Provinces

We've traveled to and worked for a single client In the blue states and provinces. We've traveled to and worked for multiple clients in the purple states and provinces. We have not yet traveled to work for clients in the white states or provinces.

Education and Training

Trained over 3500 people in wireless WAN design, deployment and support.

Network Design Projects

In 1995 we designed, deployed and operated one of the very first broadband wireless ISPs (WISPs) in the world. This network served the Silicon Valley area of Northern California.

Assisted in the design, deployment and support of hundreds of point-to-multipoint wireless ISP (WISP) networks.

Assisted in the design, deployment and support of many point-to-point wireless links for businesses, schools, WISPs and government agencies.

Performed wireless, physical site surveys, coverage studies and path studies at hundreds of locations between 1993 and 2009.

Consulting Projects

Performed pre-purchase audits of WISPs that were merger and acquisition candidates.

Reviewed and evaluated RFP responses from vendors for a citywide muni wireless networking project.

Served as the principle RF consultant to design and deploy an indoor wireless LAN to stream multimedia information to handheld PDAs for guests at the largest public art museum west of the Mississippi River.

Performed technical audits to determine if license-free wireless access points were radiating at higher-than-legal power levels.

Advised business entrepreneurs regarding the viability of specific wireless business opportunities.

Writing and Editing Projects

We planned and wrote the first and the only broadband wireless WAN deployment handbook. Our book was published by Cisco Press in 2003.

Provided technical writing and editing services for hundreds of wireless WAN, LAN and telecommunications books.

Co-wrote or wrote over 25 FCC wireless position filings.

Troubleshooting and Repair

We diagnosed numerous outdoor wireless WAN performance issues and made recommendations that restored reliable, high-throughput operation.

Wireless Mobile

Provided design and deployment services for bus and train mobile wireless systems.

Expert Witness Services

We presented expert witness testimony in court cases during WISP vs. WISP interference disputes in 2004 and 2007.


People who attend our training sessions often tell us -
"We wish we had this information when we were first starting out"

Is an onsite workshop or online workshop more convenient?
Arrange it by phoning
(760) 678-5033


November 10-11, 2011
Wireless & Video Surveillance Training
Milpitas, CA.

September 21, 2011
The Whole World is in My Living Room
iWeek 2011
Pretoria, South Africa

July 30 , 2011
Sharing Radar Bands with Commercial Systems
International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies (ISART) Boulder, CO.

November 1 , 2010
TV White Space Panel
Broadband Expo
Dallas, TX

September 23, 2010
Wireless 101 Training
Milpitas, CA.

July 22 , 2010
Terminal Doppler Weather Radar
WISPA Regional Meeting
St. Louis, MO.

July 21 , 2010
Tower Technology
WISPA Regional Meeting
St. Louis, MO.

July 21 , 2010
TV White Spaces
WISPA Regional Meeting
St. Louis, MO.

April 23-24 , 2009
"Convergence of Broadband Wireless and IP Video Surveillance"
Milpitas, CA.

November 11, 2008
"Wireless Regulation and Spectrum"
San Jose, CA.

November 13, 2008
Avoiding the 50 Most Common Mistakes That Experienced WISPs Have Already Made
San Jose, CA.

October 7-8, 2008
Online Course - "Designing and Deploying Broadband Wireless WANs, WiMAX and Muni Networks"

September 18, 2008
ISPA iWeek
South Africa

Avoiding the 50 Most Common Mistakes That Experienced WISPs Have Already Made


Ask-Wi.Com's President, Jack Unger is available to teach and to speak at shows, conventions, and wireless group meetings.

Phone (760) 678-5033 to discuss the possibilities.

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