Why $10/month subscription charge? Why not more or less?
This value was chosen both by evaluating the costs of existing residential Internet services in the St. Louis area, and by calculating how many confirmed subscribers would be needed to sustain a network of minimum 100 users.
Collectives are also changing the way St. Louis connects. Spaces like Arch Reactor and Saint Louis Coworking — and networks like WasabiNet, which runs mesh Wi-Fi in the vicinity of Cherokee Street—now provide St. Louisans with low-cost ways to share ideas.