A Plan for Wireless Telecommunications Network for lower Manhattan

Sometimes in disaster, good things are birthed.
The NY Times is reporting that A WIRELESS telecommunications system that would keep Lower Manhattan’s computers and phones connected with the rest of the world in the event of a major disruption downtown has been proposed by officials of the Alliance for Downtown New York. The proposed system would send signals through the air, rather than through fiber-optic cables or copper wires and would be the first such system in a central business district in the country, according to executives of the alliance, the downtown business improvement group. (full story)