W2i Free White Papers
Home  »  Resource Center  »  The W2i Report: Weekly Newsletter  »  Articles written by author
Articles written by Peter Orne  Wireless Government


Municipal Wi-Fi Networks Must Pay for Themselves

LastMile Communications CEO Gabriel Vizzard sees rich media and advertising as the keys to ensuring a sustainable broadband-wireless ecosystem for local-government implementations. More

Comments: 0


County Negotiates a Win-Win with Private Sector

Anchor tenancy, streamlined approvals, and community assets — the county “put all those three things on the table and said, let’s sit down and make a partnership.” More

Comments: 0


Wi-Fi Network to Spur Countywide Economic Benefits

“There is a digital-divide issue, but we increasingly believe that cities will start to look at this ubiquitous network as a tool and a platform for economic development and innovation.” More

Comments: 0


Q&A with Joe Mefford of Connect Kentucky

With support from the governor, nonprofit Connect Kentucky is overlaying coverage maps with census data to spur innovative business models to bring broadband access to all Kentucky residents by the end of 2007. More

Comments: 0


Digital Cities Convention in Tempe Presentations

More than 250 speakers and attendees gathered at the 11th Digital Cities Convention in Tempe, Arizona, February 13–14, for an inspiring two days of best-practice sharing and brainstorming on the opportunities associated with broadband-wireless for cities and regions. More

Comments: 0


Why Minneapolis Settled on a Public-Private Partnership

Deputy CIO Bill Beck said Minneapolis didn’t oppose a public-ownership model, but “quite honestly, the city could not afford one.” More

Comments: 0


What Minneapolis’s Partner, US Internet, Learned Along the Way

Joe Caldwell, CEO and Cofounder of the winning bidder, admits, “We had never dealt with big government contracts.” More

Comments: 0


Why Minneapolis’s Model is a Good One

In 2007, industry veteran Martin Levetin wants “to see the range of business models that municipalities are seeking narrowed a bit more toward the middle.” He cites Minneapolis as an example. More

Comments: 0


Pennsylvania's H.B. 30 Hasn't Impeded Pittsburgh

Deputy CIO Rodney Akers said his city won't tiptoe around the state's prohibitive municipal-wireless legislation, but he also sees inherent promise in a creative public-private partnership. More

Comments: 0


Pittsburgh Service Provider Likes "Free" Model

US Wireless executive Tim Pisula likes a partially free service offering because it entices new users and makes efficient use of the network at different times of the day. More

Comments: 0

Previous    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10     Next    (Total records: 94)






W2i Free White Papers