[Cu-wireless] case western - largest public wi-fi network

Sascha Meinrath sascha at ojctech.com
Tue Sep 2 10:23:17 CDT 2003

Paul Adams from Prairienet sent this along -- it's a pretty awesome 
initiative of rather grand scale (1200 access points):

>Case Unveils Nation's Largest Free, Public Wireless Service
>     OneCleveland Project to Link University Circle to Greater Cleveland Area
>      CLEVELAND, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In what could be the largest public
>wireless service in the world, Case Western Reserve University is opening more
>than 1,230 Cisco Aironet 1200 wireless access points Sept. 1, providing free
>Internet access to faculty, students, staff and visitors.
>      "This is the first phase of blanketing Cleveland with free wireless
>Internet access -- a project we call OneCleveland," said Lev Gonick, vice
>president of information technology services and chief information officer at
>Case. "We are working with our industry partners, Cisco Systems and Sprint, to
>complete the wireless network across University Circle, providing wireless
>access to everyone who comes to the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland
>Museum of Natural History, or any of the other cultural and educational
>resources in the neighborhood."
>Full press release at http://www.prnewswire.com
>(Cleveland Rocks)

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