Firetide predicts 100 percent growth in muni wireless mesh networks

For 2010, Firetide forecasts 100 percent increase in demand for city-wide wireless infrastructure mesh networks but with a focus on municipal infrastructure rather than free public Wi-Fi applications. Eager for more and affordable capacity, municipalities will turn towards wireless infrastructure mesh vendors that can provide “fiber-like” performance at a fraction of fiber’s cost for a variety of voice, video and data applications – fixed and mobile – for city-wide municipal and transportation projects.

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