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An area of Italy as large as 220 square kilometers is being covered in Wi-Fi: The effort is part of an attempt to encourage locals of the area’s mountain towns to stay in the region, rather than move elsewhere.
Small towns around the globe are hoping that Wi-Fi or at least Internet access might convince people to stay. It’s already worked in Bardi, Italy where residents brought Internet access and turned a 16th-century theater into a multimedia center.
Posted by nancyg at January 6, 2005 9:46 AM
Categories: municipal networks
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