Google's home town network sees 15,000 monthly users: Almost every node in the network has a user every day.
Geneva adds Meshlinx service: Geneva, Ill., joins St. Charles in choosing Meshlinx for service. Batavia, the third city in the triad may also join in. The three cities were negotiating with MetroFi months ago, but opted out in April after the firm pressed its need for an anchor tenant service contract. MetroFi is unwiring Aurora, Ill., a pioneer in electrification in the U.S., but utility pole issues have poetically delayed the rollout. 512 Kbps service will be free; faster service at a fee. However, the company is stating they'll put out about 25 nodes per square mile, so we all know what that means (see an infinite number of preceding metro-scale Wi-Fi articles on this site).
Ultrawideband (UWB) chip shortage delays Lenovo laptop rollout: Or not. Lenovo says it doesn't have enough UWB chips to ship its laptops on time; WiQuest says, tuh-uh, they're supplying plenty. Strange communications problem.