Wi-Fi

The technology is there, and has been for a decade. Still, Wi-Fi's roll-out into our homes has been slow, at best, and continues to be confronted by various challenges.
Sep 8, 2012   The New York Times
As the desire for wireless internet increases, some public parks are finding that Wi-Fi networks are becoming a new and important amenity.
Jul 18, 2011   Time
A six month trial will bring Wi-Fi Internet access into test locations within the London tube system, part of an effort by the city to bring Internet access to the entire system in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Nov 4, 2010   BBC
London Mayor Boris Johnson wants his entire city wired with wi-fi networks -- even the tube.
Jun 30, 2010   Tech Watch
This article from <em>Government Technology</em> looks at the idea of municipal Wi-Fi Internet access and why it has struggled to take off.
Jan 14, 2010   Government Technology
San Antonio is wrapping up a month-long experiment that has offered free Wi-Fi internet access on some of its buses.
Nov 24, 2009   The Houston Chronicle
Plans to install free Wi-Fi internet in New York City parks has fallen through. Unable to find corporate sponsors, the private contractor leading the project has been forced to remove all equipment. But the idea may not be completely dead.
Jan 9, 2009   The New York Times
<p>BART, the region's rail transit agency, is negotiating with a private company to install a wireless network that would allow riders to check email and access the Internet.</p>
May 28, 2008   PC World
<p>Some transit agencies are hoping to woo riders by providing internet access on bus and rail vehicles, allowing commuters to check email and surf the web on the way to work.</p>
Apr 10, 2008   Wi-Fi Planet