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NEW YORK CITY-Advanced Digital Internet, a provider of Internet access for residential properties, has signed up its one-hundredth building here. They are located at 205 West 89th St., 380 Record Pl. and 410 East 58th St.

Instead of using phone lines or installing wire throughout a building, ADI run a T1 line to the property that terminates in a wiring closet. A wireless local area network is then installed, which is connected to the Internet via a wide area network. Network backbones within the building are hooked up to transmitters/antennas in stairwells or mechanical rooms and interface cards installed in customers’ computers that send a radio signal to the transmitter.

Advantages of this approach is that it allows PCs or laptops to be used anywhere on the premises without having to be connected to a cable or phone line. The company also provides web cams that allow tenants to view sections of their building to see, for example, if any washing machines are available in the laundry room.

Looking forward, the firm envisions using the technology for a central monitoring system that could warn when a building develops HVAC or power problems. It may also allow owners with multiple properties to connect them via the Internet to monitor mechanical operations from a single location.

ADI now covers more than 10 million sf and recently entered the Philadelphia market.

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