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TONIGHT: Community meeting on Google WiFi

Residents of Mountain View will get their first chance to make in-person suggestions on how to improve the city's free WiFi network during a public meeting hosted by Google tonight at 7 p.m.

The search-engine giant launched the network, which offers free wireless Internet access to Mountain View residents, three years ago. Last month, according to Google, about 19,000 "30 day active users" used the network.

The meeting is tonight at 7 p.m. in Google's Havana Conference Room, 900 Alta Ave., Mountain View. No reservation is required, and all are welcome to attend.

— Staff Reports

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Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 22, 2009 at 9:49 pm

USA is a registered user.

I went tonight. It was a nice meeting, but nothing was said that was not already known. There were a couple of grumpy old men (think SNL character) who complained about the lack of customer service, but most people were happy with the free service. ExpressNets was there selling wifi modems and repeaters. Mayor Barbie was there to say a few words but ran out and left early.




Posted by eric, a resident of another community
on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:08 am

USA, I'm sure that you and I would agree on what should be done with people that complain about free stuff...


Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:40 pm

USA is a registered user.

Don usually deletes my postings about what to do with child molesters (something to do with the 8th amendment), so I'll just leave this one alone.


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