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Thursday, Sep 9, 2004, 7:44 am

Philly Mayor John Street Pushes Wireless Cloud

By Seamus Holman

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A good move for breaking down the digital divide. Residents still need to purchase hardware, but an ISP costs significantly more than a $50 Wi-Fi card. Throw in some cheaper Wi-Fi phone handsets and you've got a complelely transparent, public telecommunications network. This really seems inevitable, doesn't it?

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