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Google prepares to spiff up city's free WiFi

Public invited to July 22 meeting to learn more about wireless service

The Google managers behind Mountain View's free WiFi say it's the most-used network of its kind in the country. And while Google has yet to make any money by giving away Internet access to local residents, the company appears poised to accommodate the network's future growth with new uses and new infrastructure.

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Posted by Mr. Freeloader
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jul 16, 2009 at 4:58 pm

GO GOOGLE!!!!!!!!!!!!#1


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Posted by M
a resident of another community
on Jul 17, 2009 at 6:39 pm

It would be great if I could freeload off the free wifi... but I live 2 miles from the MV border.


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Posted by Z
a resident of another community
on Jul 19, 2009 at 9:53 am

It's a "BASE station", not a "bay station".


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Posted by EE Station
a resident of Whisman Station
on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:27 am

Google should install base stations at Whisman Park in Whisman Station. We need Wifi here and it's public property.


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Posted by EE Station
a resident of Whisman Station
on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:27 am

Google should install base stations at Whisman Park in Whisman Station. We need Wifi here and it's public property.


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Posted by John Kellner
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:58 am

The network is not useful for last and more than 6 month from Summer 2012 because it sick with damaged network packets. The malfunction is typically pointed to broken memory module on network router.
While the users complaint to dedicated for support Google group, and find different ways to contact Google with this problem, there is no actions, no support and no reply from Google.
Too bad for the project. The people going nervous, can't update or damaged their PC, can't paid taxes using this connection, can't work from home Â… and finally switching out of this service. Stay away from this problem. Shame for Google.


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