Advance for Philly Wireless Network
The Philadelphia network is one step closer to completion.
From Philly.com, May 23, 2007
Cincinnati Readies for Wi-Fi
City officials concede that many other municipalities across the country are trying to build large wireless networks, with mixed results. But if local officials' hopes come true - and someone figures out how to make the technology work around the city's hills - Cincinnati could be among the first larger cities to be successful at it.
From Cinncinnati Enquirer, May 17, 2007
W2i Finalizes Program Agenda for Digital Cities Convention in Chicago
Local-Government CIOs and Their Network Providers Assess Their Agreements; Mexico City, Chicago, Toronto, and Boston Compare Plans; Wireless Applications from L.A.P.D. to U.S.D.O.T.
From W2i, May 17, 2007
Minneapolis Wi-Fi Works, Where it Exists
On Monday, I took my first test drive on the new network and even in the one part of the city that was supposed to be running, service was scattered at best.
From Minneapolis Star-Tribune, May 16, 2007
Fort Worth (TX) Man Wins Photo Contest
The photo shows a Rangers game being played on Mr. Narula's laptop, with the ballpark as a backdrop. It was the winning entry in a contest to find the "coolest use of citywide Wi-Fi."
From Dallas Morning News, May 15, 2007
Mesh Wi-Fi Network To Cover San Diego Railway
Meshed Wi-Fi technology is getting a boost from the railroads, with a network going up along a 42-mile Southern California railway that's the second-most-traveled line in the United States.
From Information Week, May 12, 2007
Governing.com: Working Without Wires
Municipal WiFi is coming. Government employees, not citizens, may be the biggest users.
From Governing.com, May 10, 2007
St. Louis to Get Citywide Wi-Fi Network
St. Louis and AT&T Inc. are working to create the network, which will provide wireless connections to the Internet at broadband speeds. Residents and visitors to the city will receive 20 free hours of access a month.
From Associated Press, May 04, 2007
Facing Economic Realities of Muni Wi-Fi
In the movement to blanket cities with Wi-Fi, economic realities are setting in as service providers look to tweak their business models to turn a profit.
From CNET, May 03, 2007
U.S. Broadband Access Slips Further
What do Internet users in Denmark, Holland, Iceland, Canada, and France have in common? They're more likely to be sending e-mail and surfing the Web over a high-speed link than just about anyone else in the world-including their counterparts in the U.S.
From America's Network, May 02, 2007