Municipal wifi

10.17.12
Virgin Media extends free tube WiFi for all until 2013
10.17.12

Virgin Media extends free tube WiFi for all until 2013

Tweeting about the obnoxious individuals you share a tube platform with was expected to be a one-t...

By D. Cooper,   10.17.12
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09.04.12
Editorial: Physics and politics stand in the way of true mobile
09.04.12

Editorial: Physics and politics stand in the way of true mobile

Progress is lumpy. The future is attained in a series of epochal strides, each followed by a lot o...

By Brad Hill,   09.04.12
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07.25.12
O2 offering free WiFi around London's busiest streets
07.25.12

O2 offering free WiFi around London's busiest streets

O2 is making good on its promise to coat the busiest parts of London in free WiFi. Between now and...

By D. Cooper,   07.25.12
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08.03.11
Virgin Media to roll out free WiFi in London, bums with iPads rejoice
08.03.11

Virgin Media to roll out free WiFi in London, bums with iPads rejoice

Fancy some free municipal WiFi, London? Yeah, we know, the service has been promised several time...

By J. Volpe,   08.03.11
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12.17.09
Philadelphia wants to buy Earthlink's former hardware, keep municipal WiFi dream alive
12.17.09

Philadelphia wants to buy Earthlink's former hardware, keep municipal WiFi dream alive

It never came to pass. Philadelphia's city-wide WiFi plan was announced in 2006 and then, after stru...

By T. Stevens,   12.17.09
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07.01.08
Akron, Ohio to provide free citywide WiFi, inevitably fail within a few years
07.01.08

Akron, Ohio to provide free citywide WiFi, inevitably fail within a few years

Municipal WiFi systems in the US have been pretty much failures across the board, but the good peop...

By Nilay Patel,   07.01.08
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06.17.08
Local investors step in to save Philly's WiFi network
06.17.08

Local investors step in to save Philly's WiFi network

Well, it looks like Philadelphia's on-again, off-again WiFi network won't be going dark for good qu...

By D. Melanson,   06.17.08
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06.04.08
Oklahoma City claims world's largest municipal WiFi mesh network, leaves public out
06.04.08

Oklahoma City claims world's largest municipal WiFi mesh network, leaves public out

With just about every other US city shutting down any Muni-Fi project that managed to get off of th...

By D. Murph,   06.04.08
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05.13.08
Philadelphia citywide WiFi officially shut down
05.13.08

Philadelphia citywide WiFi officially shut down

We knew it was coming, but Philadelphia's citywide WiFi is now officially being turned off, and Ear...

By Nilay Patel,   05.13.08
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