Project fail-safe

Sugar Land's wireless “backbone.” Existing water towers and buildings were used for all but one of the High Sites that make up the 11 GHz backbone. Fiber optic links connect the wireless backbone to the city's existing local area network. The backbone forms a ring so that if a link is “broken,” the data can flow the other direction. Images: Civitium Inc.

Traffic signals are the yellow diamonds. Green indicates the water towers and other locations where an 11-GHz Motorola Solutions radio is installed. The red line indicates the path of the microwave point-to-point system.

Traffic signals are the yellow diamonds. Green indicates the water towers and other locations where an 11-GHz Motorola Solutions radio is installed. The red line indicates the path of the microwave point-to-point system.

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