The Wireless Community Networks (WCN) project, an effort of the Center for Neighborhood Technology and its partners, uses wireless technologies in an innovative network design to provide low-cost broadband connectivity and related opportunities such as job searching capability and skill development, to underserved households, community groups, and small businesses.

WCN is a project of the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT), a nonprofit organization founded in 1978 that promotes livable, sustainable communities.


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June 2, 2006

Chicago posts draft RFP

The City of Chicago released a draft RFP for a municipal wireless network on May 30th. There will be a two week comment period for residents and organizations to provide feedback. Make sure to read the draft and send your feedback to the city.

Click here to read the draft RFP

April 27, 2006

RFP for Chicago Municipal Wireless

April 19, 2006

“Net neutrality means don’t tread on the Internet!”

New Trends In Online Traffic

Internet plays bigger role in life decisions: poll

April 17, 2006

Hoops for the Hill 2006

WCN Participant opens E-Shop

Teens to work on West Frankfort WCN