SPOTLIGHT: Google Earth used to map out mesh networks

Google Earth is playing a big role in helping mesh network providers map out their networks. Indian network operator LifeStyle Networks used Google Earth to decide where to place radios so the entire city of Mumbai would have coverage. It then used GPS-based location data of the hardware to make an online network map over Google Earth. LifeStyle Networks can feed information from Strix's network management software into Google Earth to make sure radios are operating correctly. Article | Blog