Chicago Abandons Wi-Fi Project The city of Chicago has decided to ditch its plans to roll out an ambitious, municipal network that would have provided wireless Internet access to residents throughout the city.
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Chicago Abandons Wi-Fi Project

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Chicago Abandons Wi-Fi Project

Chicago Abandons Wi-Fi Project

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The city of Chicago has decided to ditch its plans to roll-out an ambitious, municipal network that would have provided wireless Internet access to residents throughout the city.

During the past few months, municipal wi-fi networks in Philadelphia and San Francisco have also run into trouble.

What's keeping universal wi-fi out of Chicago?

Mike Rhee of Chicago Public Radio reports.