UK Wants Libraries to Go Wi-Fi

If you haven’t been following Bill Drew’s Wireless Section you might be interested in This Short BBC Piece, spotted byGary Deane, that says the UK E-commerce minister’s vision of Britain’s broadband future includes wireless, high-speed broadband net access in libraries. “I want to see every public library in the UK have a wi-fi hotspot”, he said. The minister said out of the £6 billion earmarked for e-government over the next three years, £1 billion of that would be pushed into ensuring Britons have increased broadband connectivity, particularly in rural areas.