Building Internet Connections in Extreme Environments
Episode Transcript

Ever looked at a tunnel, construction site, or warehouse and wondered how bad the internet signal must be? 

Well, if you want a good one, it’s probably going to be powered by the folks over at Rajant who specialize in setting all that up. 

Rajant’s Director of Sales Todd Rigby joined the show to talk about how to build internet and communication networks in some of the toughest environments using wireless mesh systems. If you’re used to working outside, this is a good conversation on how that becoming more digitized to make your communications easier and smoother. 



0:05 How do you build a wireless network in the toughest environments?
3:19 People come to Rajant when they have their most difficult and challenging communication problems.
8:22 Wi-Fi has a unique issue where the farther you get away from an access point, the weaker your signal is.
19:02 The importance of having a robust communications network at the port.
26:19 What is the cybersecurity angle to all of these different connection points?
29:55 The importance of having a split judging panel at events.
35:26 What is a Rajant network?
41:09 How Rajant has transformed the IT department of a company and how it’s changed the way they work.



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Blythe Brumleve
Blythe Brumleve
Creative entrepreneur in freight. Founder of Digital Dispatch and host of Everything is Logistics. Co-Founder at Jax Podcasters Unite. Board member of Transportation Marketing and Sales Association. Freightwaves on-air personality. Annoying Jaguars fan.

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