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June 17, 2004

Magicbike: Delivering Free WiFi to New York City

People are finding more and more creative ways to use wireless internet connectivity every day. Case in point, Yury Gitman's Magicbike. The point of Magicbike is to provide a strong mobile WiFi hotspot in New York City. By attaching a laptop, internet-ready cell phone, and an access point to the bike, Yury was able to turn his bicycle into a portable hotspot, serving WiFi access to anyone nearby.

"I am like the ice cream man, but with no music
and I deliver free wireless access and not ice cream."
- Yury Gitman, Magicbike

Posted by Andru at June 17, 2004 10:46 PM

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