Corporate America Destroying Wireless Everywhere

If you read my blog often, you’ll know that I am a big fan of wireless everywhere. I think it is an inevitability. Anyway, the city of Philadelphia was considering launching a city-wide WiFi service, fully funded. Great idea, but according to Lawrence Lessig, it might not go ahead: But as Public Knowledge now reports, … Continue reading Corporate America Destroying Wireless Everywhere

Wireless Internet throughout Edmonton with Shaw Go WiFi

I’ve been thinking a lot about wi-fi again lately. I say again because it’s a topic I have written about on this blog for over eight years! Here’s what I wrote in September 2005: What’s my mantra? Wireless Everywhere! I look forward to the day when wireless is like oxygen; everywhere you go, it’s there. … Continue reading Wireless Internet throughout Edmonton with Shaw Go WiFi

Free Wireless Internet Lands at the Edmonton International Airport

Since 2004, the Edmonton International Airport has offered wireless Internet access, for a fee. As at many other airports, it was operated by Boingo. Unless you were already a Boingo subscriber, it just wasn’t worth it to get connected for an hour or two, and many people griped (myself included) about the lack of free … Continue reading Free Wireless Internet Lands at the Edmonton International Airport