Making IT work for municipalities: Building municipal wireless networks

  title={Making IT work for municipalities: Building municipal wireless networks},
  author={Andrea H. Tapia and Carleen F. Maitland and Matt Stone},
  journal={Government Information Quarterly},
The lack of widely available, affordable broadband Internet access has spurred a movement in which municipalities are rolling out wireless broadband networks. This movement has raised a number of questions including: Why are municipalities acting as the early adopters of wireless broadband technology? How does increased state regulation of municipal broadband networks affect this trend and how can cities respond? As cities use wireless broadband technology to enhance services to citizens, the… CONTINUE READING

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