True, to be fair, there are Munis doing private Wireless, public wireless and both. Most Munis see the benefit of doing it private, although some are still politically tempted to do the public or public-private mix to make them some campaign points. When we work with cities and they say they want to do public, we tell them it is a bad idea and give them reasons why.
John >-----Original Message----- >From: Dawn DiPietro [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] >Sent: Friday, January 26, 2007 05:52 AM >To: 'WISPA General List' >Subject: Re: [WISPA] Re: [WISP] New report on Muni Wifi > >Marlon, > >You cannot lump all municipal networks together which you do on a >regular basis. According to a recent study >only about 50% of muni networks provide access to the public. In the >same report it mentions that there are >less and less municipalities taking on this responsibility and >outsourcing it to companies that do this work day in and day out. > >So yes this article is accurate but not for the reasons you may think.Of >course I could be wrong about what you are thinking. ;-) > >Regards, >Dawn DiPietro > > > > > > >Dawn DiPietro wrote: > >> Marlon, >> >> You want to know what else is funny? >> How you just pick and choose what you want to hear. >> >> Regards, >> Dawn >> >> Marlon K. Schafer wrote: >> >>> MessageFunny how so few press outlets will ever talk about anything >>> at all negative about muni networks. This is clearly biased, but >>> it's still a breath of fresh air to me! >>> marlon >>> >>> ----- Original Message ----- From: Cameron To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] >>> Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2007 7:28 PM >>> Subject: [WISP] New report on Muni Wifi >>> >>> >>> FYI >>> >>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/12/10/municipal_wi-fi_survey/ >>> >>> >>> >> > >-- >WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com > >Subscribe/Unsubscribe: >http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless > >Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ > -- WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/