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Minnie Ingersoll, Google’s WiFi Product Manager blogs about Google’s Mountain View WiFi plans. “Instead of trenching fiber, wireless broadband requires a bucket truck, a lamppost, and 5 minutes of installation.”

Minnie Ingersoll, Google’s WiFi Product Manager blogs about Google’s Mountain View WiFi plans. “Instead of trenching fiber, wireless broadband requires a bucket truck, a lamppost, and 5 minutes of installation.”

  1. [...] Bill Gurley, general partner at Benchmark Capital, and an early investor in Tropos “Mesh WiFi Everywhere” Networks calls University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto utopia. “Its 75 degrees, sunny and near perfect in how he looks,” says Gurley. More like…. “wireless utopia.” With an unaturally high geek-to-human ratio (not to mention start-ups to venture capital ratio), it is a tiny University town, where you stumble upon more free wireless networks than people on the street. ( Take that Mountain View and your Google WiFiNet… [...]

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