Editorial at the Boston Globe on the need for that city to go wireless.
And there is room for cities and companies to coexist. Cities may provide entry-level Internet access, but anyone who wants bells and whistles, such as the capacity to download large video files, would probably turn to a private provider. It’s easy to imagine city service becoming a feeder for private companies. Having a private partner makes sense because it means cities would not have to take on the work of maintaining equipment and solving technical problems.
Yes. Give us low-cost basic access to the Internet and charge for faster access to download videos or even watch TV via the Web.