City-Wide Wireless on Horizon

1 decade 3 years 3 weeks ago Saturday, February 25 2006 Feb 25, 2006 Saturday, February 25, 2006 7:50:57 PM CST February 25, 2006 in News

Some Columbia businesses already provide their customers with WiFi access. The Columbia Public Library welcomes the possible addition.

"I don't see it as a change. I don't think if the city went with a city-wide WiFi, I don't think it would change us one bit," said Mike Mullet, Columbia Public Library Internet Technology manager. "I don't think we're going to take out what we have. I just think it'll be a complement."

The Columbia School Board has discussed city-wide WiFi at a meeting with the City Council. The school board said it could provide computers for West Junior High students, but not Internet access. The council has no plans to add city-wide Internet access.

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