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Citywide Wi-Fi isn't dead yet
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Written by Samuknow   
Tuesday, 25 September 2007 07:30
By Marguerite Reardon
Staff Writer, CNET News.com
Published: September 25, 2007, 4:00 AM PDT

 

Despite the recent onslaught of bad press, citywide and regional Wi-Fi networks are not dead.

In fact, cities, such as Corpus Christie, Texas; Minneapolis, Minn.; and Philadelphia, are actually seeing early signs of success. And lessons learned from these deployments if applied properly could help save bigger and more, ambitious projects such as Silicon Valley's regional wireless network.

Two of the biggest lessons that other cities can take away from projects currently under way are having a clear mission and use case for building these networks and also defining a business model for building and sustaining the network.

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