TITLE

City Wi-Fi expansion effort stalls

AUTHOR(S)
Crompton, Kim
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Business (10756124);12/20/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pA1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the city of Spokane to shelve plans to enlarge a broadband wireless-communication network that covers a 100-block area of downtown. Many other cities have also delayed or abandoned their wireless-network plans. The technology known as wireless fidelity (WiFi) uses unlicensed radio spectrum to enable high-speed data transmission to computers and other devices.
ACCESSION #
28102825

 

Related Articles

  • A MAC Throughput in The IEEE 802.11ac Over Error-prone Channel. Ha Cheol Lee // Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Vol. 631-632, p801 

    This paper analyzes a MAC (Medium Access Control) layer throughput over error-prone channel in the IEEE 802.11ac-based wireless LAN with DCF (Distributed Coordination Function) protocol and A-MPDU (MAC Protocol Data Unit Aggregation) scheme, using theoretical analysis method. The MAC saturation...

  • New tools corral WLAN radio waves. Cox, John // Network World;7/19/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 29, p1 

    This article reports on the new management products that give network executives tools to control radio waves, the most elusive element of wireless local area networks (WLAN). The RF tools, so-called for their ability to read radio frequency waves, lets administrators see details such as...

  • Wi-Fi will drive interest, but not compete with 3G services. Omatseye, Sam // RCR Wireless News;10/21/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 42, p6 

    Examines some issues about Wi-Fi data transmission technology and third generation wireless services which were discussed at a forum organized by InCode Telecom company as of October 21, 2002. Limitations of wireless local area networks; Ownership of free Wi-Fi spectrum; Impact of launch of...

  • A DYNAMIC MULTIMEDIA USER-WEIGHT CLASSIFICATION SCHEME FOR IEEE•802.11 WLANS. Rebai, Ahmed Riadh; Hanafi, Saïd // International Journal of Computer Networks & Communications;Mar2011, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p217 

    In this paper we expose a dynamic traffic-classification scheme to support multimedia applications such as voice and broadband video transmissions over IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). Obviously, over a Wi-Fi link and to better serve these applications- which normally have...

  • FOUR TIPS FOR OPTIMIZING A WIRELESS NETWORK. Brodkin, John // Network World;6/18/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p52 

    The article offers tips regarding the improvement of performance and application of wireless network. Network World Test Alliance partner and president of Network Test David Newman mentioned that wireless local area network (LAN) performance is always poor and need to improve the application...

  • AIRPREMIER ADDS WIRELESS MESH NETWORKING ACCESS POINTS.  // Networks Update;Dec2005, p5 

    This article discusses the announcement of D-Link, the end to end networking solutions provider for consumers and business, regarding a planned addition of new wireless mesh networking access points to its award-winning AirPremier line of business-class wireless solutions as of December 2005. ...

  • 3Com melds Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN switching. Hochmuth, Phil // Network World;10/2/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 38, p15 

    The article reports that 3Com Corp. is expected to launch a combined wired/wireless LAN switch for small businesses or offices that want one box to control all network-access methods. The Unified Switch, which includes 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports with Power over Ethernet combined with WLAN...

  • Wireless carriers want more proof. Luna, Lynnette // America's Network;5/1/2004, Vol. 108 Issue 7, p12 

    The deep freeze that has afflicted the majority of players in the telecom industry appears to be thawing for many operational support system (OSS) vendors looking to push their wares into the wireless carrier community. The OSS industry has been one of the hardest hit during the severe telecom...

  • Stretching the limits: mediation's mission expands. Baker, Dan // Telecom Asia;Apr2007 Supplement, Vol. 18, p8 

    The article focuses on the mediation software for telecommunication companies. According to the author, mediation's popularity started when advanced wireless network flourished and it serves as a service control supervisor in third generation technology by managing access control and monitoring...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics