Archive for the ‘public wifi’ Category

Alas. The withdrawal of EarthLink from most of its municipal wifi projects seems to have shot down two of my biggest hopes for ubiquitous wifi access: the Silicon Valley Wifi Project and the San Francisco city-wide wifi network. I’m disappointed but not really surprised. That idea that enough advertising revenue could be earned from mobile […]


SaveTheInternet and FreePress are urging people to write to the FCC and demand that some of the electromagnetic spectrum which is about to be auctioned off be kept away from the cable and telecom companies and reserved for “open and non-discriminatory Internet access.” The electromagnetic spectrum in question is currently occupied by the television networks, […]