After delays, wireless web comes to parks
The New York Times
New York City’s most prominent parks will offer 18 wireless hot spots by the end of August…

Device allows for speedy communication in crisis
The Contra Costa (Calif.) Times
A new device is grabbing the attention of disaster planners, businesses and hospitals, because it enables its small command and control keyboard to use a satellite to link with the Internet to resume voice and data service through laptops, desktops, hand-helds, IP phones and fax machines…

Downtown partnership to reveal details of wireless networks
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The city is soliciting proposals from carriers willing to be a part of a citywide or countywide mesh or Wi-Fi network…

Duo retools ambulance as emergency communications hub
The Garden Island (Kauai, Hawaii)
Two ham radio operators are prepared to boost communications capabilities in their new mobile communications vehicle…

Emergency communications don’t include new technology
The Times-Picayune (New Orleans)
After Hurricane Katrina wiped out all viable communications, one victim discovered his cell phone text-messaging feature still worked…

Homeland Security begins with communication
The (Bardstown) Kentucky Standard
Interoperable communications was a main recommendation made by Homeland Security assessors who visited Bardstown, Ky. last week…