South Flordia’s MuniNetwork plans

South Florida Sun-Sentinel says, ‘Taxpayer-funded Internet access seen as a boon for economic growth.” And that is why the tiny communities of Boynton Beach, Coral Gables, Delray Beach, Hollywood, Miami Beach, Pembroke Pines, West Palm Beach and Wilton Manors are building wireless Internet networks. Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade are also working on it. Ironically this is happening despite Gov. Jeb Bush having pushed a law (obviously backed by telecommunications heavyweights — including Adelphia, BellSouth, Comcast, Sprint, Verizon and others) that makes it difficult for cities to build their own networks.


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