Sounds quite promising. Etherlinx is claiming they have a wireless solution that offers connectivity (using standard 802.11 hardware) for up to 20 miles. And the cost will be under $100. Outrageous. DSL/Cable is going to get a lot cheaper if this stuff hits the market.
I need to move to that neighborhood! The article says that their garage is just 6 blocks from where Jobs and Wozniak started Apple.