WOSU News Archives For: September 19, 2005

Central Ohio cities move into WI-FI market

19, 2005

Across the county cities are moving to offer wireless internet access to their residents and businesses. Philadelphia and Minneapolis are among the cities entering the WI-FI market. Here in central Ohio, three cities are launching pilot programs of differing sizes. The communities see WI-FI as a service to attract business and improve life for their residents. Some traditional internet service providers see municipal WI-FI as unfair competition