Google is now providing free wireless Internet access to Chelsea, New York, making it the largest public outdoor network in the city.
Palo Alto Congresswoman Anna Eshoo was in San Jose to celebrate the funding of a new national wireless broadband communications network that makes it easier for police and firefighters to talk during emergencies.
San Jose is beefing up its free downtown Wi-Fi network in the hopes that speeds will soon be the fastest in the U.S. San Jose was among the first large cities to implement free wireless internet access to anyone downtown in 2004. Now that network is being rebooted.
The TV contract, which will begin with the 2012-13 season, combined with the Pac-12 Network will allow the conference to air every football and men’s basketball game.
The Pac-10 agreed to a 12-year television contract with Fox and ESPN on Tuesday worth about $3 billion, allowing the conference to quadruple its media rights fees and start its own network.
AT&T has announced that they have reached an agreement to acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom in a cash-and-stock transaction for approximately $39 billion.