Top 10 Considerations For Citywide Wi-Fi

Top 10 issues to consider when building a city-wide Wi-Fi network.
January 5, 2005, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Technology today is as vital to economic growth as transportation and utilities systems were in the past. With every passing day, it seems, another local government announces - with much fanfare--plans to deploy a wireless network. In the last 12 months alone, over a dozen major U.S. cities have begun developing wireless network across the city that will enable citizens to access the Internet from their homes, businesses, shops, public institutions and parks.

...But the Wi-Fi waters are not without peril. Jumping into the Wi-Fi game blind to its challenges can squander financial and technology resources, as well as the public trust."

An industry group offers a perspective on ten issues that should be considered when planning for city-wide Wi-Fi.

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Wednesday, January 5, 2005 in Strategic Technology Collaborative
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