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[quote]The City of London is home to a new Wi-Fi network that is not only one of Europe's largest but also among the first to give users mobile coverage similar to a cellular network.
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The service, launched Monday by The Cloud Networks, uses mesh technology to provide continuous connectivity to more than 350,000 users located in the 2.6-square kilometer city borough, in addition to the thousands of people visiting the area each day.

Each Wi-Fi node in the wireless mesh network forwards data to the next nearest node required by users moving inside the service area. Customers of the city service can "walk from one end of the area to the other without losing your connection," a spokesman for the company said.

The Wi-Fi network in London's busy financial sector comes as numerous cities in the region move to provide affordable and secure high-speed wireless Internet access to consumers, local businesses, and their employees.

The City of London wireless network, which can also support public services such as traffic management and security systems, is part of The Cloud's nationwide Wi-Fi service available for

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hmm it could be a while before people are willing to pay for this sperately. it would be better if ISPs offered Cloud access as part of their service for like

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[quote name='mad_onion' post='588500676' date='Apr 24 2007, 06:16']hmm it could be a while before people are willing to pay for this sperately. it would be better if ISPs offered Cloud access as part of their service for like

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jeez.

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