Whistler-Fi: Cable Versus Municipal

The resort community of Whister finds itself with two network build-outs: Do you know the joke from before when the Chunnel was built? The English and French governments solicit bids. The lowest bidder says he can build it for $45. The governments call in the bidder, and ask him how he plans to do it […]

Hermosa Beach – first U.S. Wi-Fi city?

Surfing may soon mean two different things in Hermosa Beach if Mayor Michael Keegan gets his way. The mayor will present a proposal to the city council next month to create a wireless free public access network throughout Hermosa Beach, according to the Beach Reporter. Installation of the first access points could begin as early […]

Netherlands subsidies for ICT projects

Here is a link to the page on Senter’s website which lists the various subsidies you can get in the Netherlands for ICT (and other) projects. Pay attention to those closing dates! Here is a link to the page on Senter’s website which lists the various subsidies you can get in the Netherlands for ICT […]

FreeBSD first open source OS to support 802.11a & 802.11g

Sam Leffler reports that he has added 802.11a and 802.11g support in FreeBSD current. He says that the drivers support all Atheros hardware devices. Check out this thread in BSDforums.org. Sam Leffler reports that he has added 802.11a and 802.11g support in FreeBSD current. He says that the drivers support all Atheros hardware devices. Check […]

Wireless broadband in Skellefte (Sweden)

Here’s something to make everyone jealous. Thanks to Mobile City, Skellefteå residents now enjoy wireless broadband connections at the city’s center, the campsite and sports complex. Next in line are the airport, hotels, golf course and other facilities. Here’s something to make everyone jealous. Thanks to Mobile City, Skellefteå residents now enjoy wireless broadband connections […]