Cities unwired

Kapko, Matt
November 2007
RCR Wireless News;11/19/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the efforts of cities and agencies in Silicon Valley, California to build a broadband wireless Internet network using Wi-Fi technology. Wireless Silicon Valley represents the goal of at least 28 cities spread across four counties to build a broadband wireless Internet network spanning more than 1,500 square miles. San Carlos and Palo Alto both agreed to be test sites that would cover one-square mile apiece. The project is expected to cost as much as $200 million at last count, which breaks down to about $133,000 per square mile.


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