Tempe, Ariz., Unveils Citywide Wi-Fi Network

City officials last week cut the ribbons for a 40-square-mile Wi-Fi network in Tempe, Ariz.

City officials last week cut the ribbons for a 40-square-mile Wi-Fi network in Tempe, Ariz.

The WAZTempe network will provide wireless Internet access to Tempe businesses and residents, with a separate private network for municipal workers, who will use it for both voice and data transmissions.

Tempe is using mesh networking equipment from Strix Systems.