Chapel Hill to Offer Free Wi-fi Access
By Sept. 1, visitors to Chapel Hill's downtown will be able to access free public wireless Internet at several spots near Franklin Street.
From The Daily Tar Heel, August 20, 2007
Nassau, Suffolk Counties Hire Startup to Deploy Wireless
The team of e-Path Communications, Inc., KeySpan Communications, and Cisco will offer Long Islanders wireless access the Internet throughout its anticipated 750 square mile network.
From TMC Net, August 20, 2007
A Need to Bridge the Digital Divide in Western New York
As technology advances, local experts fight the trend of some people being left behind.
From The Buffalo News, August 20, 2007
New Zealand Wi-fi Network Could be Just Around the Corner
As competition in the broadband market intensifies, there seems to be a more sustainable move towards offering free Wi-fi access as an extra for customers who already buy monthly broadband access.
From The New Zealand Herald, August 19, 2007
St. Petersburg Citywide Wi-Fi Plan is on Hold
A proposed citywide wireless Internet service is on hold while Earthlink, the city's chosen provider, rethinks its Wi-Fi business strategy.
From St. Petersburg Times, August 19, 2007
Earthlink's Wi-Fi Delays Put Houston Project in Question
Months after the City Council approved a contract to allow EarthLink Inc. to blanket Houston with a wireless network, the build-out still has not begun.
From Houston Chronicle, August 19, 2007
25 Pune Municipal Offices May Go Wireless
Recent damage to underground cabling in Pune, India, highlights the importance of a wireless network to normal city functions.
From Express India, August 18, 2007
Orlando's Downtown Wi-Fi Must Wait Until October
Technical glitches and logistical problems have slowed wireless Internet access, the contractor says.
From The Orlando Sentinel, August 18, 2007
Sprint to Sink $5B Into 10-Year WiMax Plan
At its Sprint Ahead Technology Summit on Thursday, Sprint said it expects to roll out its WiMax service -- branded "Xohm" -- in Chicago and the Baltimore/Washington area by the end of the year.
From E-commerce Times, August 17, 2007
Firm Seeks FCC Review of Free Internet-Service Plan
The Federal Communications Commission is seeking to shut the door on a plan by a group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to offer free wireless broadband Internet service nearly everywhere in the U.S., the chief executive of the group said.
From The Wall Street Journal, August 16, 2007