ERIC Number: EJ712044
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
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Community Wireless Networks
EDUCAUSE Review, v40 n1 p 62-63 Jan-Feb 2005
With increasing frequency, communities are seeing the arrival of a new class of noncommercial broadband providers: community wireless networks (CWNs). Utilizing the same wireless technologies that many colleges and universities have used to create wireless networks on campus, CWNs are creating broadband access for free or at costs well below those charged for DSL or cable modems. This document briefly discusses wireless community networks and networking technology.
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Computer Networks, Computer Mediated Communication, Higher Education, School Community Relationship, Internet
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