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Selected press stories about WasabiNet.

Almost in the New York Times! Cool Mesh Wifi Stories!

on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 6:16pm

Ben West, co-founder of WasabiNet, was in fact interviewed last month by New York Times writer Kate Murphy in research of her recent article about community-based mesh wireless networks.  Unfortunately, we didn't make the final cut, being edited out for reasons of space.  (Sad trombone.)  Still, the other community networks mentioned, Personal Telco, FNF (in Kansas City!), and AWMN, all very cool.

NYT: Home Wireless Network Keeps the Snoops Away

LIKE most people, Kim Thomas has a broadband connection at home that she uses to check email, surf the Internet and stream music and video.

But unlike

WasabiNet in St. Louis Magazine

on Fri, 06/15/2012 - 11:10pm

WasabiNet is mentioned in the June 2012 issue of St. Louis Magazine, listing local technology organizations that are making an impact!  We are one of many "collectives ... changing the way St. Louis connects."  Be sure to pick up a copy and check us out!

WasabiNet on KSDK 5

on Sun, 10/24/2010 - 10:49pm

KSDK, a local TV station, recorded this interview with Minerva and myself in May of this year.  The clip aired earlier this month.

The video from 10/14 is now on Youtube!

WasabiNet in the Press 6/18 - 6/25/10

on Fri, 06/25/2010 - 3:56pm

WasabiNet has found itself in the press, both local and national, over the past week.  Here is a round-up of all that's been going on!

Why I'd Choose St. Louis for Google's Gigabit Fiber Project (Phil Shapiro article in PC World)

Why St. Louis Works for Google's Gigabit Fiber Project (Network World)

PC World Magazine Puts in a Good Word for St. Louis' Google Fiber Bid (River Front Times)

PC World plugs Mesh Networks, Wireless Conference, and WasabiNet!

on Fri, 06/18/2010 - 4:06pm

Why I'd Choose St. Louis for Google's Gigabit Fiber Project
by Phil Shapiro

"The economics of mesh networks is fascinating and holds out the promise of bringing basic Internet connectivity to all residents of a neighborhood at a minimal cost – and for some residents, at no cost. When I heard about Google's plans to bring gigabit fiber-optic Internet to a given number of communities in the United States, I started monitoring which communities had existing plans to roll out mesh networks.

WasabiNet on Your Local Messenger

on Thu, 03/25/2010 - 4:16pm
Your Local is an online neighborhood newspaper that connects residents, businesses and people interested in Soulard, Benton Park, Lafayette Square and surrounding neighborhoods.

"The area around Cherokee Street in Benton Park West is seeing the growth of WasabiNet, an intelligent wifi infrastructure that offers community, Mesh-Node wifi, internet access to residents and businesses."

Check out the whole story here!