Beijing to get citywide WiFi

Beijing, China, will be getting a citywide WiFi system just in time for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Chinacomm Communications has deployed the first of a three-phase system to blanket the city with WiFi coverage. The first phase covers 100-square kilometers and was launched yesterday. Eventually the system will have 9,000 access points in public areas and 150 base stations providing service to more than 90 percent of Beijing. Story