Wireless Philadelphia's Goldman Sees Viable Future
Greg Goldman still sees a future for Wireless Philadelphia, the nonprofit firm set up three years ago to help city residents gain access to Internet service.
From Philly.com, May 15, 2008
Vint Cerf Supports Municipal Broadband Networks
Municipal broadband networks could help boost the availability of high-speed Internet access and even help to ensure Net neutrality in the U.S., said Vint Cerf, vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google.
From IDG, May 15, 2008
Capital Infusion Intended to Bring SkyPilot to Profitability
he $3.4 million of newly announced funding comes from SkyPilot’s existing investors, including August Capital and Mobius Ventures, and brings the total raised since inception to over $70 million.
From SkyPilot Networks, May 15, 2008
EarthLink vs. City of Philadelphia
Philly officials say here that they plan to hold EarthLink to its contract. Alas, it looks like it won’t be as easy for EarthLink to pull out of this project as from some other ones.
From BusinessWeek, May 15, 2008
Riverside Residents Get Crash Course in Wi-Fi
AT&T officials on Monday taught the public how to get onto the citywide Wi-Fi network that the company is preparing to roll out in Riverside.
From Press-Enterprise, May 10, 2008
Delray Beach (FL) Kills Wi-Fi Firm Contract
City commissioners voted Tuesday to terminate a contract with a Tampa company after it failed to move forward on plans to create a citywide WiFi network.
From Palm Beach Post, May 08, 2008
Verizon Says They'll Stick To 700Mhz Conditions
The other day, Google issued a filing with the FCC saying that Verizon was planning to wiggle out of the conditions attached to their winning bid for 700Mhz spectrum.
From DSL Reports, May 08, 2008
Provo (UT) Sells iProvo for $40.6 million
iProvo, the city's troubled fiber-optic network, is being sold to Broadweave Networks.
From The Salt Lake Tribune, May 08, 2008
Broadband Over Power Line Is Dead
Despite the FCC calling it the "the great broadband hope," many people referred to it as "the great broadband joke.
From Tech Dirt, May 08, 2008
South Korea's Broadband Network Most Developed
South Korea's broadband network is the most developed in the world, a rank recently released by International Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) indicates.
From People's Daily Online, May 08, 2008