New York City and State Each Craft Broadband Policies; City Nixes Muni Wi-Fi
August 7th, 2008
August 7 – New York City should not create a comprehensive municipal wireless network, but should instead take targeted actions to increase the public availability of high-speed internet service and encourage broadband adoption, city officials said last week.
Relaunched Oklahoma City Wi-Fi Network Showcases City-Services Model
August 6th, 2008
August 6 – Oklahoma may be without a statewide broadband strategy, but earlier this summer Oklahoma City re-launched what is being billed as the largest city-owned and operated municipal Wi-Fi network.
FCC Commissioner Urges National Broadband Policy with Municipal Wi-Fi
May 29th, 2008
A national broadband strategy should permit, and not prohibit, municipalities from offering high-speed Internet services, said Jonathan Adelstein.