CNET reports on the Minneapolis approach to municipal wifi that will cover a 59 square mile network by the end of the month.
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The City of Ottawa has issued an RFP calling for providers to partner to provide "broadband infrastructure and services to Ottawa’s rural communities, similar or superior to services that are currently available in urban areas of the city and at a price that is equitable in comparison to such urban […]
Real audio version of interview on March 7, 2006 on CBC’s As It Happens discussing Toronto municipal wifi plans.
I appeared on CBC’s As It Happens (real audio) this evening to discuss Toronto Hydro’s wifi plans. Evan Solomon, who conducted the interview, seemed a bit bothered by the idea that an electric utility is getting into the Internet services market. I defended the utility, arguing that the more competition […]
Tyler Hamilton at the Toronto Star is reporting that Toronto Hydro is set to announce plans for a city-wide municipal wifi initiative that could launch as soon as this fall. After months of watching similar developments occur in the U.S., it is great to see this come to Canada.