Appleton, Wisc’s consultant gives thumbs up to Wi-Fi corridor

A consultant’s report on a proposed pilot project for a muni wireless network that would serve both government and schools in Appleton, Wisc.,  is in and the recommendation is positive. The corridor would cover an area approximately seven miles long and two to three-blocks wide. The preliminary report said the project was feasible. The report […]

City Initiative: Burbank, California

Phase: In-progress Vendors: Burbank Water and Power utility/SmartSynch Coverage Area: Estimated to cover 18 sq. miles in phase 4 Main Contact: Fred Fletcher, Asst. general manager for BWP Website: Notes: SmartMeters and municipal wifi Does this listing need an update? If so, please contact admin [[at]] muniwireless.com

New buyer could mean new life for Tempe Wi-Fi network

The muni wireless network in Tempe, Arizona, has had its ups and downs. Now, it appears to be up again. An investment firm is interested in buying the system from Kite Networks. Kite was spun out of MobilePro, which built the network, in February in a move designed to attract additional investments which it seems […]

It’s all new Wi-Fi for Addison, Texas

After getting city-wide Wi-Fi only two years ago, Addison, Texas, is now getting an all new network. The city’s provider is deploying all new equipment, more than doubling the node density and entering into a Service Level Agreement to assure a high level of performance.RedMoon Broadband, the private provider that deployed a city-wide Wi-Fi network […]

Burbank, Ca., turns to Wi-Fi for electrical monitoring

The water and power company in Burbank, Ca., has begun to implement automatic meter reading across a Wi-Fi network that may double as a trouble-shooter and go citywide by 2011.The water and power company in Burbank, Ca., has begun to implement automatic meter reading across a Wi-Fi network that may go citywide. Burbank Water and […]