ISP vs Municipal WiFi, or ISP as Municipal WiFi?

In its first such deal, the country’s biggest phone company said it planned to build a Wi-Fi network for Springfield to offer a free, ad-sponsored service of limited speed of 250-260 kilobits per second as well a paid service with a faster speed of up to around 1 megabit per second.

Read the story from C|Net and commentary from Ars and Wetmachine. What are the implications of ISP run muniWiFi on net neutrality?

Keep up at the MuniWireless blog and contribute your knowledge of WiFi and Municipal Broadband at the Whats New Media Wiki.

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