Monthly Archives for June 2012

No Google Fiber for Wi-fi Co-op

In a phone visit this morning, we learned from a Google representative that broadcasting bandwidth into low income neighborhoods, like Rosedale,  using Google Fiber access points does not fit into their current licensing agreement. We are happy, however, that our idea … Continue reading

27. June 2012 by Michael Liimatta

Connecting for Good in the News

We are grateful for local media coverage after the recent announcement of our plan to build a community wireless network in Rosedale, Kansas City, KS. The Kansas City – Star-Rosedale Wi-Fi co-op to share Google Internet hook-ups Cooperative in Rosedale … Continue reading

26. June 2012 by Michael Liimatta

Rosedale Community WiFi Network Proposal

(click to enlarge map) Connecting for Good is a nonprofit organization that exists to address the Digital Divide in the Kansas City area. Since Google’s announcement last year about their launch of an ultrahigh speed gigabit network, we’ve been at work … Continue reading

20. June 2012 by Michael Liimatta

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