Thursday, July 14, 2005

More wireless mutterings

Philadelphia's plan to go wireless has sometimes been ballyhooed (usually by those who see it as a social equalizer and trendsetter) and sometimes panned (usually by those who would lose business). It's in the news today as bids to build the network run higher than expected.
Meanwhile, no board members have been appointed by Mayor Street to Wireless Philadelphia, although Neff said the appointments are imminent. A spokesman for Street said yesterday that the process was "moving forward" but that Street was not ready to announce any appointments.
Fundraising still in preparation phases as well, although the director of the city's information services hopes construction could be underway by fall. hmmmm...


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