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Key Portion of Wireless Spectrum to Be Open Access

March 25, 2008 | By David Bollier

A Bright Outlook for the Muni Wi-Fi Commons

November 30, 2007 | By David Bollier

Wi-fi is alive and well, as cities continue their efforts to give _internet to the people_.

Broadcasters' Lockup of "White Space" Spectrum Thwarts WiFi

February 2, 2006 | By David Bollier

Broadcasters' lock-up of "white space" on the public airwaves spectrum thwarts public access to wifi.

Umatilla County, Oregon network for emergency, public safety and onion farming

November 30, 2005 | By Esme Vos

One of the largest wi-fi networks in the U.S. was installed in rural Oregon as a safety precaution in case of a spill at a military nerve gas storage depot.

Macedonia gets countrywide Wi-Fi

November 28, 2005 | By Esme Vos

Macedonia is the first country in the world to get a nationwide wireless network.

Sandoval County, New Mexico deploys countywide Wi-Fi network

November 10, 2005 | By Esme Vos

Huge, largely rural county in New Mexico goes wi-fi.

Municipal WiFi: It Started on the Farm

July 1, 2005 | By Jonathan Rowe

Wifi as an example of great old American populism, which drives the telecom companies crazy.

Sidewalks of the Mind

December 3, 2004 | By Jonathan Rowe

Benjamin Franklin is one of America's foremost proponents of the commons.

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