City wi-fi plans

Saturday, April 09, 2005

Philadelphia has an ambitious wi-fi deployment plan announced last week. Read more.

Meanwhile, Intel has proposed a wireless deployment in Cleveland. Read more.

Municipal networks raise controversy about whether these networks compete unfairly with private companies. As one commentator notes, "Municipalities are looking at the telecommunications infrastructure as a public utility, which puts them at odds with an industry that sees this as unfair competition."

posted by Ed Morrison |

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