So what’s up with the Task Force report? Here’s my take on the important “take aways”
on the Boston Task Force Report.
First off, let me reiterate that this report is a plan for
implementation - it’s not a network that’s currently being built or
something that specifies the technical buildout. Just like any house or
building, everything starts with a good blueprint - and that’s what it
is - just an initial plan on how everything should be organized.
The plan addresses two of the primary concerns of those of us in the
community wireless space - (1) Ownership of the network and everything
goes along with it (e.g. pricing a... (read post)
July 31, 2006
What is BostonWAG?
BostonWAG came to life during the Summer of 2004 when a group of
Boston Wi-Fi advocates and enthusiasts wanted to do something more with
the monthly Wi-Fi Meetup.
Search Boston Wireless Advocacy Group
31 Jul 06BostonWAG is represented at today’s Boston Wireless Unveiling
07 May 06Community wireless - costs, diversity, and availability
06 May 06May 2006 Boston Wi-Fi Meetup
10 Apr 06The Essence of Community Wireless - Ownership
03 Apr 06Brookline selects Wi-Fi proposal - public meeting on 4-10
24 Mar 06Precise execution needed for Boston’s wi-fi deployment
02 Mar 06Two finalists vie for Brookline municipal Wi-Fi project
17 Feb 06Notes from the Boston Foundation “Boston Unplugged” Report
13 Feb 06Community Broadband Action Alert
08 Feb 06Notes from the February 2006 Wi-Fi Meetup
Google News currently lists over sixty news stories about Boston Mayor Menino’s new Wi-Fi Task Force and related muni wi-fi endeavor. (0)
Brookline’s Wireless Committee has a website with information about the town’s wi-fi initiative, meeting minutes, project description, etc. (0)
City-wide Wi-Fi plans in the UK have been unveiled. Residents in nine cities will be provided with high-speed wireless internet. The first phase is due to be completed March 2006. (1)
Local leasing company - specializing in commercial equipment leasing is offering equipment financing to all types of business in the boston area!
The construction of the Wireless Philadelphia initiative has been delayed until the city finalizes an agreement with Earthlink to allow the company to place wireless-transmission devices to city light poles and other municipal property. [via The WiFi Weblog, The Philadelphia Inquirier and The Daily Philadelphian] (0)