Time Warner Cable steps up its Austin Wi-Fi hot spot plan after Google announced it would be bringing its superfast Internet service to the Texas capital.
Gaps in free wireless Internet access are slowly being filled in by public and private organizations, as well as by ad hoc groups of wireless-network users offering a portion of their bandwidth to the public.
Santa Clara is the first U.S. city to take high-tech advantage of the conversion from electric meters to smart meters to give free outdoor Wi-Fi to all of its residents.
Wireless Philadelphia, the nonprofit charged with providing broadband bundles to low-income families in Philadelphia, may be better off in the long run without EarthLink.
Tom Merritt shows off a portable record player and a personalized Bluetooth headset and talks about Anaheim's citywide Wi-Fi.
Minneapolis is about to complete its network and its business model which includes business and residential customers could be the model going forward.
The Internet service provider is hoping to find a buyer for its drastically scaled back--and doomed?--municipal Wi-Fi business, the CEO announces.
Are the residents of Tempe, Ariz., ready to trade in their cable lines for the new citywide Wi-Fi? Hear how well (or not so well) the early stages of wireless access for all are working from the people who live there.
Wi-Fi enabled phones, like the iPhone, will drive demand for fast wireless broadband networks like the ones cities want to build using Wi-Fi, say experts.
Wireless operators are turning to Wi-Fi hot spots as they try to alleviate bottlenecks on their networks.