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Why Municipal Wi-Fi Networks have Been Such a Flop 236

Posted by CowboyNeal
from the on-the-town dept.
Jake Melville from Slate shot us a link to one of their stories that outlines why municipal wi-fi failed but also tells of the too-rare success stories. While cities that left their wi-fi in the hands of the private sector fell prey to the "last-mile" problem, grassroots efforts such as that in St. Cloud, FL, have blossomed.
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Why Municipal Wi-Fi Networks have Been Such a Flop

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Friday September 28, 2007 @08:14AM (#20780587)
    How fucking dare anyone out there make fun of Municipal Wi-Fi Networks after all they have been through?

    All you people care about is GRASS ROOTS! GRASS ROOTS! GRASS ROOTS!

    LEAVE IT ALONE! You are lucky even to have Wi-Fi you bastards! LEAVE MUNICIPAL WI-FI ALONE!


    Speaking of professionalism, when is it professional to publicly bash a networking infrastructure who is going through a hard time?

    Leave Municipal Wi-Fi alone, please.


    Anyone that has a problem with them, you deal with me, because it is not well right now.


If you don't have time to do it right, where are you going to find the time to do it over?