Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Wireless City

Thanks to MIT, looks like I could soon be living in a wireless city.

MIT and Cambridge Team on Free Wireless Internet Access

By Keith Regan
02/02/06 12:15 PM PT

Cambridge, Mass., a city of about 100,000 people located just across the Charles River from Boston, is moving to become the latest U.S. metropolitan area entirely covered by WiFi Latest News about WiFi wireless Internet Get Linux or Windows Managed Hosting Services with Industry Leading Fanatical Support. access. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of the major universities that call it home, said it would work with the city to bring Web access to all, including those living in public housing projects.

MIT plans to help implement the free city-wide wireless Web access system by the end of this summer.

The Cambridge network will employ mesh networking technology, which turns individual computers into access points as a way of extending network reach beyond wireless antennae.

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One question: Is there also a plan to help get those living in the public housing projects wireless computers?


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