February 15, 2006
Star-Telegram: Cities say Wi-Fi is necessity
The effort to outlaw muni networks failed in Texas, but that doesn't mean it's over. The issue is alive in Washington, where the Federal government is considering a rewrite of national telecom laws.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports on the national effort to outlaw community Internet, even though it's happening in more and more Texas towns.
Posted by chip at February 15, 2006 07:21 AM | TrackBack
Is high-speed Internet access a basic utility that everybody should have access to, like water?
The question was thoroughly debated at a Senate hearing Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
Ask the question to officials from a growing number of North Texas cities, and their answer: yes.