Municipal Wifi

WiFi run by a Local Government to provide cheap/free service everywhere to everyone.

  • if free, this is one route of Free Wifi

  • but note not all these muni systems are free

partOf/anAspectOf: Municipal Net; UbiComp

http://www.muniwireless.com/

Britt Blaser compares it to building a Community College.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-15/the-case-for-publicly-owned-internet-service-commentary-by-susan-crawford.html

does WiMAX have a role? Should we wait until it's ready?

Would it be good to use a Mesh Network like Ypsilanti is using Meraki? 2008-02-15-YpsilantiMeraki

  • heh, what if the government subsidized people buying Meraki (or even FON) hubs?

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