City Wi-Fi expansion effort stalls

Crompton, Kim
December 2007
Journal of Business (10756124);12/20/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pA1
Trade Publication
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.


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