Making Municipal Wi-Fi Work
What does MetroFi know that EarthLink doesn’t?
From Broadband Reports, September 09, 2007
EarthLink CEO Bullish on the Right Kind of Municipal Wi-Fi
EarthLink CEO Rolla Huff said in an interview earlier this week that EarthLink is still open to building Wi-Fi networks across cities.
From Wi-Fi Networking News, September 07, 2007
Wireless Network Making Money, Toronto Hydro Says
The business model is very different from ones that have failed in the U.S., president David Dobbin says.
From Globe & Mail, September 07, 2007
San Francisco's Second Chance
Craig Settles writes that a lot of itt was the fallout of a dubious business model spawned from too much hype and too little common sense.
From San Francisco Chronicle, September 06, 2007
Muni WiFi Collapse a Boon for WiMAX
The apparent collapse of municipally-supported plans to build WiFi networks in several U.S. cities has backers of rival technologies breathing sighs of relief.
From Red Herring, September 06, 2007
Mesh Networks on the Move
Chip Yager: "Wireless mesh networks, I think, are still growing in terms of their applications and the use of the technology. ... But I think you're going to find, over time, that meshing technology will become part of a wide range of protocols, devices and networks that will make them all work a little bit better."
From TechNewsWorld, September 06, 2007
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corp Adopts Oracle
For the current Internet era, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) needed solutions that would provide scalability, stability, and availability to its applications.
From CXOtoday, September 05, 2007
Michael Dillon to Serve as VP Business Development for Firetide
W2i faculty member Michael Dillon will be responsible for leading the company's business development efforts specifically focused on the municipal and public safety markets.
From TMC Net, September 05, 2007
802.11n Wireless Market Opens With New Access Point
Cisco's Aironet 1250 is first AP to be certified for 802.11n by Wi-Fi Alliance.
From Computerworld, September 05, 2007
What's Behind the Epidemic of Municipal Wi-Fi Failures?
As the number of failed or stalled municipal wireless projects continues to rise, the focus has shifted from closing the so-called digital divide to why plans for such networks, in only a year's time, seem to be dissolving almost daily.
From Wired, September 04, 2007