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citywide wi-fi


Google Fiber prompts Time Warner to offer free Austin Wi-Fi

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.

By April 25, 2013


How to find truly free wireless access

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.

By March 27, 2013


Silicon Valley city offers free Wi-Fi via smart meters

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.

By March 27, 2013


Was EarthLink's failed citywide Wi-Fi a blessing in disguise?

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.

By September 5, 2008


Road Warrior: Citywide Wi-Fi and portable LPs

Tom Merritt shows off a portable record player and a personalized Bluetooth headset and talks about Anaheim's citywide Wi-Fi.

May 21, 2008


New business models for 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.

By March 17, 2008


EarthLink's citywide Wi-Fi biz for sale

The Internet service provider is hoping to find a buyer for its drastically scaled back--and doomed?--municipal Wi-Fi business, the CEO announces.

By February 8, 2008


How well does citywide Wi-Fi work?

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.

November 1, 2007


iPhone could drive citywide Wi-Fi

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.

By October 23, 2007