Surf’s up! Popular, wireless and free in New Brunswick

They’re taking the accolades in stride in Fredericton these days, as the New Brunswick capital receives honours for its comprehensive free Wi-Fi service that covers the downtown area and other key sections of the city.

Every year the Intelligent Community of the Year Award honours cities that provide their citizens with access to broadband Internet. This year Fredericton has made the short list of seven world communities thanks to its Fred-eZone. A city designed and financed zone of free Internet access, a dedicated use of infrastructure that lets users log on from almost anywhere in the city’ downtown through its wireless technology.

In fact, Fredericton’s approach to wireless technology and providing services to its citizens is quite a bit outside the box of common thinking for most Canadian municipalities…

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article … 8719593433
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Yup.  Fred-eZone works pretty well.