Post Tagged with: "municipal wifi"

The Minneapolis Muni WiFi Model

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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March 17, 2008 Comments are Disabled News

City of Ottawa To Offer Rural Broadband Services?

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 […]

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November 22, 2006 6 comments News

CBC’s As It Happens: Toronto Muni WiFi

Real audio version of interview on March 7, 2006 on CBC’s As It Happens discussing Toronto municipal wifi plans.

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March 7, 2006 Comments are Disabled Audio

Commenting on Toronto 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 […]

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March 7, 2006 4 comments News

Major Muni WiFi Initiative Coming To Toronto

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.

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March 6, 2006 Comments are Disabled News