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municipal wi-fi

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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

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Digital City 90: Free Wi-Fi hits Chicago; best free iPad comics; and win this Mafia II gun lamp

On this week's episode of the Digital City video podcast, municipal Wi-Fi comes to Chicago thanks to AT&T, but at the same time, New York suffers a partial Verizon outage. We take on New York's annoying taxicab TV screens and present a quick tour of some of the best free comic books available for Apple's iPad.

By July 26, 2010

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Ep. 90: Free Wi-Fi hits Chicago; best free iPad comics; and win this Mafia II gun lamp

On this week's episode, municipal Wi-Fi comes to Chicago thanks to AT&T, but at the same time, New York suffers a partial Verizon outage. We take on New York's annoying taxicab TV screens and the AMOLED display shortage currently affecting mobile phone manufacturers, then take a quick tour of some of the best free comic books available for Apple's iPad.

By July 27, 2010

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Wi-Fi rides to wireless networks' rescue

Unlicensed Wi-Fi may be the answer to wireless operators' network woes, as carriers offload some of their data traffic onto these high-speed, low-cost networks.

By February 12, 2010

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Verizon changes tune on Wi-Fi

After years of downplaying Wi-Fi use outside the home, Verizon has partnered with Boingo to offer free Wi-Fi access to its high-speed broadband customers on the go.

By July 27, 2009

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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

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Feds footing the bill for municipal broadband?

Some towns are using public safety grants for law enforcement wireless networks to cover their initial costs for building a broadband infrastructure.

By June 4, 2007

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Arizona's Wi-Fi city

CNET News.com's Amanda Termen looks at how Tempe, Ariz., fire and emergency services use the municipal Wi-Fi network to deal with crisis.

November 1, 2007

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Google joins group to offer free Wi-Fi in Milpitas

As a member of a nonprofit coalition, the search giant is working with the Silicon Valley suburb in an effort to keep its citywide Wi-Fi network open to the public.

By August 25, 2008

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Meraki teams with San Francisco for free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi project in the city hits a major milestone, as the company announces plans to target low-income housing projects.

By September 16, 2008