Bryant Park Wireless Network - NYCwireless and Bryant Park would like to announce that the Bryant Park Wireless Network, powered by NYCwireless is now available to the public. The network is up and running, and we invite people to come and use it. Bryant Park is located in midtown Manhattan, adjacent to the New York Public Library Main Branch, on Sixth Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets. For more info.
NYCwireless Mission Statement v1.01
[sigma] Provide Free Public Wireless Internet Service - NYCwireless provides free wireless Internet service using wireless technology to mobile users in public spaces throughout the New York City metropolitan area. These public spaces include parks, coffee shops, and building lobbies. NYCwireless intends to work with public and other nonprofit organizations to bring broadband wireless Internet to under-served communities.
[sigma] Provide a Forum for Wireless Networking - NYCwireless provides a forum for technical and non-technical issues of wireless Internet technology especially for those interested in building wireless community networks. Through online discussion groups, workshops and meetings, NYCwireless provides information about wireless internet technology to individuals wishing to provide their own wireless access points as well as developers of wireless technology. The organization seeks to promote the development of wireless software applications based on the open source model. The organization also seeks to promote the research, development, and use of the next generation of mobile ad-hoc wireless mesh networks.
[sigma] Advocate of Wireless Community Networking - NYCwireless serves as an advocacy group for wireless community networking. Through a business outreach program, communication with the press and participation in conferences, NYCwireless seeks to educate the general public and businesses about the benefits of wireless community networking. NYCwireless seeks to utilize existing wireless technologies and incorporate evolving wireless technologies as they become available.
[sigma] Emergency Communications Network - NYCwireless seeks to work with city, state, federal, and other authorities and organizations to build an Emergency Communications IP network in conjunction with the existing NYCwireless networks.
NYCwireless is an affiliate of FreeNetworks.Org