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Citywide WiFi still on the radar

Wifi Rest Stop - brionv/FlickrOne of the projects announced early on by Mayor Langford’s administration was the goal to have Birmingham, AL covered with wireless Internet access (making us the first major city in the United States truly able to make that claim). Now, while the metro area has several hotspots areas already (more than 343 – send in others if you see them), there’s always room for more. That’s where negotiations with Bright House Networks enter the picture, though according to this ABC 33/40 posting, it may not be exactly what the mayor was hoping for either…

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Starbucks to offer free WiFi in Birmingham, nationwide

Soon you’ll be getting at least a couple of hours of free internet access coming to you at Birmingham area Starbucks. The Seattle-based coffee company announced today that it will soon end its long term partnership with T-Mobile, instead working with AT&T to offer their customers up to two hours of free wireless access at all of their more than 100,000 locations for all AT&T customers and Starbucks Card holders before charging $3.99 for two additional hours of service.

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