Atlanta to Provide Municipal Wi-Fi Service

By eweek  |  Posted 2004-12-13 Print this article Print

Atlanta will unwire its city hall, airport, hotels, apartments, offices and convention centers in an ambitious plan to provide municipal Wi-Fi service.

Atlanta City Hall unwires this month. Public areas of the citys Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport will go wireless by March. Apartments, hotels, office buildings, and convention centers will also unplug. Looking for a Wi-Fi hot-spot? Click here to use eWEEK.coms Hot-Spot Finder
The citys ambitious plan, known as FastPass, will operate as a public-private partnership that city officials hope will avoid the legal challenges that have plagues other municipalities, like Philadelphia, that have pursued similar plans. Click here to read the full story on MSNBC: Wi-Fi network could become nations largest.

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