More Wi-Fi in trains, this time in Australia

Wi-Fi on public transport is such a hot topic these days and there isn’t a railway operator in the world that is not deploying or actively looking into installing Wi-Fi on their trains. Now, Railcorp, a state-owned enterprise in Australia that runs the passenger rail service covering Sydney, its suburbs, the Central Coast, Hunter, the […]

Tales from the Towers Chapter 6: Free is not a business plan

Our system is installed and our credit card maxed out. Now, we have to either pay for it or figure out how it’s going to save what we invested in it. As an income based system, it’s pretty easy to figure out a direct correlation between expenses and revenue. If there is some kind of […]

Minneapolis citywide WiFi network featured in The Atlantic

The Atlantic is running a series called The Future of the City and one of the articles is about the Minneapolis muni WiFi network owned and managed by US Internet. The article is an interview with Minneapolis city CIO, Lynn Willenbring, who explains why the city decided on the anchor tenant model (US Internet owns […]

San Francisco Bay gets Wi-Fi service

Sunrise Wireless has deployed a Wi-Fi network across the San Francisco Bay making it the largest marine broadband network in the United States. Passengers on ferries that regularly cross the Bay can now get Wi-Fi access on their laptops and portable devices. Initially Wi-Fi service will be free of charge. Sunrise has deployed a network […]

US Internet takes over Riverside citywide Wi-Fi network

US Internet, the service provider that runs the Minneapolis citywide Wi-Fi network, has been chosen by Riverside to take over AT&T’s network in the city. AT&T had turned over the network to Riverside at no cost. The city sought a replacement for AT&T via a public tender, and choose US Internet. The city is paying […]