A couple of interesting Wi-Fi items in the news. Actually, they’re “WiMax” items, to be technically accurate.
Sprint and Clearwire to deploy WiMax nationwide
Sprint and Clearwire are pooling resources in a venture that could take WiMax nationwide.
The two companies said Thursday that they plan to build a national WiMax (4G) [...]
For those of you interested in Muni Wi-Fi, here’s an interesting report I heard on NPR’s “Day to Day” program (from Oregon Public Radio):
Offering Wi-Fi More Difficult than Portland Expected
About 95% of Springfield is getting WiFi, courtesy of AT&T:
[Mayoral spokesman Ernie Slottag] said the agreement with AT&T, which would need the councilâ€™s approval, would be similar to existing access agreements with companies such as Cingular Wireless, Verizon and Insight Communications.
â€œBasically, we have to determine how much we will charge per pole. [...]