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Cities race to reap the rewards of wireless net for all

Cities race to reap the rewards of wireless net for all

作者:牧厉峒  时间:2019-03-02 03:16:02  人气:

By Paul Marks EVEN if you trust your city to collect the garbage, run your children’s schools and light the streets, do you really want it in charge of your internet connection? That’s what is now happening from Taipei to Toronto, with city councils scrambling to provide cheap city-wide wireless internet access alongside their more mundane municipal offerings. This month Washington DC became the latest to announce plans to build a city-wide wireless internet service, including free access for low-income homes. In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,