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Wireline has role to play in muni-broadband

News | 06/20/2007 2:45 pm EDT

The municipal broadband network debate has largely focused on wireless because it is easier to deploy and less expensive than wired technologies, but while many cities and their partners still look to wireless first, wireline technologies such as fibre-optics are receiving some attention. Fibre can serve as either the core of the network or as backhaul for wireless infrastructure.

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