City carriers to rival telcos

City and rural municipalities are now delivering wireless broadband services and perhaps later with VoIP — will they replaced the telcos?City and rural municipalities are now delivering wireless broadband services and perhaps later with VoIP — will they replaced the telcos?

Hasselt hot city

Hasselt will soon get city-wide public wireless access, according to Sinfilo , a Belgian wireless LAN operator. Sinfilo will be building out the network for the city and maintaining it as well. The first phase of the project consists of creating a wireless network in the city’s main square, the Grote Markt. The later phases […]

Wi-Fi all over Adelaide

The city of Adelaide (Australia) is about to become one giant hotspot. m.Net Corporation, a public-private consortium, announced at the end of 2002 that it would provide wireless coverage throughout the city. The project which is called StreetWise involves the placement of more than 70 Wi-Fi access ponts attached to traffic lights and other infrastructure […]

Interview with municipal broadband expert – must read!

There is an excellent interview conducted by Broadband Reports with Jim Baller, one of the US leading experts on municipal broadband projects. Mr. Baller is the founder of Baller Herbst Law Group based in Washington D.C. and Minneapolis MN and as been involved in municipal projects for many years. There is an excellent interview conducted […]