Chicago pulls plug on city Wi-Fi project

Chicago municipal leaders have scrapped plans to blanket the city with an ambitious Wi-Fi network, citing high costs and low residential uptake as the main reasons.Early last year Chicago announced plans to blanket

Published on: August 29th, 2007 Tom Jowitt

WiFi unplugs city operations

Municipalities of the world unite to lose wireline chainsThe common good is back in fashion. Across North America, from San Francisco to Fredericton, more than 200 crusading cities are building municipal Wi-Fi networks.

Published on: March 11th, 2007 Rosie Lombardi

The Wi-Fi divide widens between Fredericton and Toronto

In a little more than a month from now, users of the country's largest Wi-Fi network

Published on: January 25th, 2007 narellano

Toronto goes wireless

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEToronto went wireless Wednesday, joining the ranks of unwired communities like Ottawa, Fredericton and Whistler. The first phase of Toronto’s Wi-Fi network, called One Zone, is up and running. The

Published on: September 6th, 2006 Greg Hughes

Wireless Toronto underway

Toronto went wireless Wednesday, joining the ranks of unwired municipalities like Ottawa, Fredericton and Whistler. Phase one of Toronto's Wi-Fi network -- dubbed One Zone -- is up and running and boasts the

Published on: September 6th, 2006 Greg Hughes

Toronto gets toasty under Wi-Fi blanket

Communications experts have been watching the developments at Toronto Hydro Telecom Inc. with avid anticipation ever since David Dobbin was named president in August. So it came as no surprise when the Toronto

Published on: April 10th, 2006 Mark Els

Vice-president, Parsons Corp.

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLETravellers aboard VIA Rail’s Quebec City-Windsor corridor route will now have more than scenery and solitaire to keep them occupied as Canada’s national passenger rail service has introduced Wi-Fi access

Published on: March 7th, 2006 Vanessa Ho

Chicago plans huge wi-fi network

The nationwide rush to go wireless appears poised to extend toits biggest city yet. Chicago is launching an effort to offerwireless broadband, city officials said Friday, jumping on theWi-Fi bandwagon as similar initiatives

Published on: February 19th, 2006 Associated Press

EarthLink selected for Philadelphia Wi-Fi network

The city of Philadelphia has selected EarthLink Inc. to deploy a citywide wireless broadband network, the largest municipal Wi-Fi network in the U.S., the company announced Tuesday. The Wi-Fi deployment in the U.S.'

Published on: October 4th, 2005 Grant Gross