Not surprisingly, the massive WiFi network planned for California's Silicon Valley is behind schedule. The promised test networks and model agreement for local governments aren't finished. The initiative, backed by a group of cities and private companies called Wireless Silicon Valley Task Force, want to build a sprawling muni-WiFi network that would provide 2.4 million people in a 1,500-sq.-mi. with WiFi coverage. Backers, however, say the initiative is not dead. But in light of the negative publicity surrounding failed muni-WiFi initiatives, including San Francisco, the group faces a tough road in negotiations it still faces with some 40 municipalities.
To read more about the Silicon Valley network delays:
- check out this article from IDG News Service