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Experts say sky limit for Internet clouds -Networking technology could bypass networks of big providers

There’s high-speed Internet in the air. A technology originally developed to link PCs in small, wireless clusters is spurring grassroots efforts to create Internet clouds that could eventually bypass the networks of big telecommunications providers….

Denver moves to wireless system

An agreement between the city of Denver and Ricochet Networks Inc. has made Denver the nation’s first city with complete wireless Internet coverage. By Brent Boyer, Special to The Denver Post In exchange for granting…

Mayberry DSL

When Qwest balked at bringing broadband to a rural town, locals didn’t just get mad. They did it themselves. Carl Oppedahl moved from Manhattan to Ruby Ranch, Colo., in 1997 for the typical reasons that…

A New Spin on the Wireless Web

From the beginning, the Internet had the whole free-form networking thing down. A packet of data could hop from one node to another all the way to its destination. Now a band of scrappy startups…

Talks Weigh Big Project on Wireless Internet Link

Several leading computer and telecommunications companies are discussing the joint creation of a wireless data network that would make it possible for users of hand-held and portable computers to have access to the Internet at…

Government Unplugged- Cities go Wireless

City officials in Menlo Park, Calif., were looking at fixed wireless only as a cost-effective backup to their T1 line, but wound up replacing their wired connection to the Net entirely. govtech.net "We’ve shifted our…

Qwest Asks to Expand in 4 States including Montana

DENVER (AP) – Qwest Communications International on Friday filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission ( news – web sites) to offer long-distance service in Washington, Utah, Montana and Wyoming. The Denver-based company already…

Wireless Telecoms: Watch This Airspace- Four disruptive technologies are emerging

Four disruptive technologies are emerging that promise to render not only the next wave of so-called 3G wireless networks irrelevant, but possibly even their 4G successors. Economist Staff, The Economist June 21, 2002 It is…

High-speed ‘wi-fi’ networking takes broadband to the street

Wi-fi may sound like something out of Flash Gordon, but a number of Boston-area businesspeople are showing that the wireless networking technology is giving flight to business opportunities today. Martin Lamonica Special To The Business…

The 2002 Montana Telecommunications Association Annual Meeting.

July 10-12, 2002 Helena, Montana MTA’s Annual meeting is just around the corner! We again will entertain, challenge and enlighten you. The General Sessions on July 11 and 12 will feature recognized speakers from around…