Summit Host City Has Wi-Fi Ambitions

Grebb, Michael
July 2005
Multichannel News;7/25/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 30, p38
Looks at the plan of the government of Philadelphia to create a citywide municipal wireless broadband network which aims to give Internet access to all people in the country at broadband speed. Details of the wireless network plan; Challenges in the creation and establishment of a municipal wireless network; Views of private broadband providers regarding the plan.


Related Articles

  • iBurst.  // Australian PC User;Apr2006, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p40 

    The article evaluates the iBurst wireless broadband service and offers information on its speed capability and service charges.

  • The need for speed. Gliddon, Joshua // Money (Australia Edition);Sep2005, Issue 8, p78 

    Presents information on broadband communication system. Technical definition of broadband; Types of broadband services; Costs of wireless hotspots and mobile Internet. INSETS: Happy with the upgrade;Protect yourself.

  • BT is most popular among new and switching broadband users. Armitt, Claire // New Media Age;8/25/2005, p9 

    This article presents the results of a survey on the use by Internet users of broadband communication systems in 2005. Almost a fifth of users say that they are likely to change Internet service providers (ISP) over the next 12 months. Of these, 21% said they would switch to BT Broadband....

  • Wireless broadband plans. Kidman, Angus // Australian PC User;Apr2005, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p48 

    Presents information on wireless broadband plans. Information on direct wireless broadband connection; Overview of the NetConnect broadband technology; Disadvantages of wireless services.

  • New York says no to muni Wi-Fi. Fung, Amanda // Crain's New York Business;10/10/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 41, p3 

    This article presents information on developments in wireless communication systems in New York. Around the country, cities such as Philadelphia, San Francisco and half a dozen smaller ones are moving aggressively to build publicly funded Wi-Fi networks offering free or low-cost broadband...

  • Connectivity of things: Wireless for the last 100 m of IoT. Nilsson, Rolf // Control Engineering;Mar2014, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p16 

    The article presents the "last 100 meters connectivity" which represents the most growth in Internet of things (IoT) and presents a huge potential as of these low-power wireless devices operating in the short-range of 100m has not yet connected to the Internet. Topics discussed include the...

  • The Unsettled Future of Mobile Broadband. O'Shea, Dan // Telephony;3/14/2005, Vol. 246 Issue 5, p36 

    The article presents information on Internet telephony and broadband mobile communication systems. Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP), a decade-old concept that many people never thought would enjoy mainstream success, has begun an arc toward mass-market acceptance affecting not only the...

  • FCC details plans for free wireless broadband. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;6/30/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p13 

    The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to introduce an advanced wireless services (AWS)-3 spectrum to the wireless telephone industry. It states that the strategy provides a wireless broadband license to wireless companies to offer free Internet...

  • Fibre finds its way. Doorenspleet, Henk // Total Telecom Magazine;Feb2006, p32 

    The article focuses on the deployment of fiber access networks for broadband services in February 2006. Operators want to increase their fibre access network capacity to deliver the latest broadband and broadcast services. However, deploying fiber access networks for broadband services is a...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics