London mayor proposes Wi-Fi city, no fees: No details, naturally, just an optimistic statement. Boris, can I introduce you to Gavin?
First Android phone revealed by T-Mobile, Google: The first smartphone based on the Google-sponsored, Open Handset Alliance-backed Android platform was announced by T-Mobile today. The G1 will cost $180 in the U.S., has a slide-out keyboard, and has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS built in. The phone should start shipping 22-Oct-2008 in the U.S. and November in the UK. The monthly American fee will be $25 to $35 for data on top of a two-year voice plan commitment.
Soldiers at Joint Base Balad get Wi-Fi network: 20,000 American soldiers at this base in Iraq can now use a secure mesh Wi-Fi network for personal access. The description of how the network can self-heal is perhaps particularly apt in a country torn by insurgency.