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May/June 2005 (vol. 9 no. 3)
pp. 8-11
Supporters of municipal wireless networks say they?re a vital solution to many locations? last-mile broadband problems. But current providers, who depend on broadband revenue to make up for declining income in the voice market, see these networks as a threat. In the US, incumbent telecommunications providers are attempting to block public-sector broadband networks of any kind by influencing state legislatures to pass laws banning them.
Index Terms:
Municipal networks, wireless access, 802.11
Citation:
Greg Goth, "Municipal Wireless Networks Open New Access and Old Debates," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 8-11, May-June 2005, doi:10.1109/MIC.2005.62
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