The city hopes to jump-start recovery with the nation's first municipally-owned free Wi-Fi network
By Jen TrolioPosted 02.06.2006 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
Doing business in the Big Easy just got easier. In an effort to make living and working in post-Katrina New Orleans as appealing as possible, the city is experimenting with an Internet network that is free for all users. The system-which uses wireless Internet routers mounted on streetlights to beam signals throughout the city-marks the first time that municipally-owned and -operated Wi-Fi has been offered to the public without restriction or cost.