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February Webinar: Best Practices for Enhancing Deployment of a Public Wi-Fi Network

Date: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Type Of Event: Webinar

This webinar focuses on the key factors to consider when planning and deploying a public Wi-Fi network and how it will enhance smart city efforts. Speakers highlighted the information needed in order to make informed decisions concerning the implementation of the network, potential partnership and funding options, and technical aspects. The speakers participated in the Global Cities Public Wi-Fi Blueprint development.


  • Mayor Gary McCarthy, City of Schenectady, NY;
  • Tony Batalla, Head of Information Technology, City of San Leandro, CA; and
  • Steve Wimsatt, Senior Director, Business Development, Rukas Communications

(Daily Gazette Photo:  Mayor Gary McCarthy discusses the public wi-fi plan at the unveiling of the City of Schenectady's new trolley service. Photographer: Brett Samuels.)