Municipalwifi

01.09.13
Google to help set up free WiFi blanket in NYC's Southwest Chelsea neighborhood
01.09.13

Google to help set up free WiFi blanket in NYC's Southwest Chelsea neighborhood

While Google's offered free WiFi access in NYC subways from time to time, it's apparently now set...

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12.14.12
Gigabit Squared heading high-speed fiber and wireless internet initiative in Seattle
12.14.12

Gigabit Squared heading high-speed fiber and wireless internet initiative in Seattle

Seattle may have lost its high-velocity hoops team, but that doesn't mean it's satisfied with anyt...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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