The World's Largest Wi-Fi Hot Spot Is Not In A City

The world's largest network is 10 times larger that Philadelphia's proposed city-wide network and covers 1,500 square miles of wheat fields.
September 8, 2004, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Walla Walla County is better known for wheat fields than Wi-Fi. But a small community-owned utility in this agriculture-dependent region has constructed one of the largest wireless Internet networks in rural America, rolling out high-speed connections across about 1,500 square miles...[The] Wi-Fi hot spot is bigger than the state of Rhode Island.

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Published on Tuesday, September 7, 2004 in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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