Philadelphia to become ‘WiFi-for-all’ city

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Philadelphia to become 'WiFi-for-all' city

For about $10 million, city officials here believe they can turn all of Philadelphia into the world’s largest wireless Internet hotspot (

The ambitious plan, now in the works, would involve placing hundreds, or maybe thousands, of small transmitters around the city – probably atop lampposts. Each would be capable of communicating with the wireless networking cards that now come standard with many computers.

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