Time for an update on wireless everywhere! Unfortunately Edmonton isn’t much closer to being covered in wonderful wireless Internet access, but many other cities are. What was once a side project in a few townships has become a big deal for some major locales: Vendors that build and manage wireless networks report unprecedented municipal interest … Continue reading Wireless Cities
Say it with me now – wireless everywhere! Looks like it’ll be happening in Canada sooner than expected too, according to Om Malik: The Canadians are taking a lead on the US, and are putting together a nationwide fixed wireless broadband network, according to Digital Home Canada. Two Canadian incumbents – Rogers Communications and Bell … Continue reading Inukshuk Wireless Internet
What’s my mantra? Wireless Everywhere! I look forward to the day when wireless is like oxygen; everywhere you go, it’s there. So it always makes me smile when I find an article that really nails the vision: “If you ask someone what the (return on investment) on plumbing is, they couldn’t tell you, because it’s … Continue reading Always On Wireless
Philadelphia is being called the “poster child of the municipal wireless movement” with their citywide Wi-Fi network scheduled to be operational by next summer. If we want to get anywhere close to my “wireless anywhere” mantra, experiments like Philadelphia’s are an absolute must. I am looking forward to hearing how well things work in the … Continue reading Philadelphia Wireless
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
This afternoon it was announced that enough Microcell Telecommunications (who market under the brand name Fido) shareholders tendered to the takeover offer from Rogers Wireless to allow Rogers to claim victory. Rogers Wireless will now become the largest wireless carrier in Canada, with 5.5 million customers, thanks to the $1.4 billion takeover. Telus had also … Continue reading Rogers Wireless fetches Fido
I am writing this from the brand new wireless network at Felicia’s house. I am such a wireless whore. Soon my goal of having wireless everywhere will be realized – one house at a time! Dickson and I are the best damn tech support you don’t have to pay for…LOL When asked what she thought … Continue reading Another Wireless Network Setup!
I dunno, about you, but I think this is a dumb policy. The University of Texas at Dallas has decided that their students will not be allowed to have their own wireless access points on campus; instead they must use only the campus-wide wireless network. Its like telling students they cannot use 2.4 GHz wireless … Continue reading Private Wireless banned at University of Texas at Dallas
Okay, okay, I know I post about this stuff a lot, but that just proves how important it is to me! Yesterday I came across this post that says the city of Jerusalem in Israel is rolling out free WiFi for the entire city. City officials in Philadelphia also think they can make the city … Continue reading Its a wireless world!
If you know me fairly well, you’ll know that one of my biggest needs is having Internet. I am really, truly addicted. Ever since wireless was introduced, I have said that we need to have wireless everywhere! I can’t wait for the day when wireless Internet is more prevalent than the cellular networks. I thought … Continue reading Simulating Wireless Everywhere