Publications and Presentations

The production of all documents on this site has been made possible through a financial contribution from Infrastructure Canada. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Government of Canada.

CWIRP Final Report: ICT Infrastructure as Public Infrastructure – Connecting Communities to the Knowledge-based Economy & Society.

An Exploration of User-Generated Wireless Broadband Infrastructures in Digital Cities. Telematics & Informatics. (28:3). pp. 163-175. doi:10.1016/j.tele.2010.08.003. 2011. Catherine Middleton and Amelia Bryne.

How Usable Are Outdoor Wireless Networks? Canadian Journal of Communication. (33:3). pp. 511-524. 2008. Amelia Byrne Potter, Neal McIntyre and Catherine Middleton.

Municipal and Community Wi-Fi Networks in Canada: Insights from Three Canadian Case Studies. Canadian Journal of Communication. (33:3). pp. 419-441. 2008. Catherine Middleton and Barbara Crow.

The K-Net Broadband Deployment Model: Enabling Canadian Aboriginal Community Control of Telecom Infrastructure Through Relationship Building and Heterogeneous Engineering. Paper presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, August 2008. Adam Fiser and Andrew Clement.

The Public Utility and the Public Park: Metaphors and Models for Community-based Wi-Fi Networking. Paper presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, August 2008. Alison Powell.

Wireless Nomad: a Case Study in Co-operatively Managed, Shared Urban Residential Wireless Internet Service Provision. Paper presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, August 2008. Matt Wong.

Is it Good to Share? A Case Study of FON and Meraki Approaches to Broadband Provision. Paper presented at the International Telecommunications Society Biennial Conference, June 2008. Catherine Middleton and Amelia Bryne Potter. Presentation slides.

Saving Toronto Hydro Telecom's One Zone Project from Itself: Alternative Models for Urban Public Wireless Infrastructure. Journal of Community Informatics, 4(1). 2008. Andrew Clement and Amelia Bryne Potter.

Spectrum Matters: Clearing and Reclaiming the Spectrum Commons for Canadians. Chapter in For Sale to the Highest Bidder: Canadian Telecom Policy in an Era of Deep Integration, Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, edited by Marita Moll and Leslie Regan Shade. 2008. Graham Longford.

Reading Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs): Marking and Locating for Public and Private Wireless Spaces. Paper presented at the Association of Internet Researchers Conference, October 2007. Matt Wong, Alison Powell, and Andrew Clement. Presentation slides.| abstract

Troubles Are Twofold for Single-User Public-Access Models. W2i Digital Cities Blog, October 2007. Catherine Middleton.

Wireless Broadband from Backhaul to Community Service: Cooperative Provision and Related Models of Local Signal Access. Paper presented at the 35th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, September 2007. Matt Wong.

A Desiderata for Wireless Broadband Networks in the Public Interest. Paper presented at the 35th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, September 2007. Amelia Bryne Potter and Andrew Clement. Presentation slides.

A Framework for Investigating the Value of Public Wireless Networks. Paper presented at the 35th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, September 2007. Catherine Middleton. Presentation slides.

Municipal Wireless Networks: Hot Spots for Mobile Business or Just Hot Air? International Conference on Mobile Business Panel. Toronto, July 2007.

Presentation by Andrew Clement.
Presentation by Matt Wong.
Presentation by Catherine Middleton.

Sharing Wireless Internet in Urban Neighbourhoods. Paper by Matt Wong and Andrew Clement, in C. Steinfeld, B. T. Pentland, M. Ackerman & N. Contractor (Eds.), Communities and Technologies 2007: Proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference. London: Springer-Verlag.

Broadband deployment options for Canadian High Cost Serving Areas: How the K-Net community-based network integrates public, private, and not-for-profit sectors to support remote and under-served communities in Ontario. 5th CRACIN Workshop, Montreal, June 2007. Adam Fiser, Andrew Clement

Local innovation, local identity. Community Wi-Fi and the production of community through technology. 5th CRACIN Workshop, Montreal, June 2007. Alison Powell.

Why-Fi? Exploring some Myths of Wireless Networking. 5th CRACIN Workshop. Montreal, June 2007. Catherine Middleton.

Wireless Broadband from Backhaul to Community Service: Cooperative Provision and Related Models of Local Signal Access. 5th CRACIN Workshop, Montreal, June 2007. Matt Wong and Andrew Clement.

A Case Study of ISF 'Free' Hotspot Owners and Users. Canadian Communications Association, Saskatoon, May 2007. Barbara Crow, Tammy Miller, Alison Powell.

Building Community While Building ‘Something Cool’: Community wireless networking and community-building by urban youth in Canada. International Communications Association, San Francisco, May 2007. Graham Longford.

The K-Net Deployment Model: How a Community-Based Network Integrates Public, Private and Not-for-Profit Sectors to Support Remote and Under-Served Communities in Ontario. Paper for the Ministry of Government Services, Ontario. May 2007. Adam Fiser and Andrew Clement.

'Network Neutrality' vs 'Network Diversity': Survey of the Debate and Implications for Broadband as an Essential Service for Ontarians. Paper for the Ministry of Government Services, Ontario. May 2007. Graham Longford.

Understanding the Benefits of Broadband: Insights for a Broadband Enabled Ontario. Paper for the Ministry of Government Services, Ontario. May 2007. Catherine Middleton.

Open Spectrum and Community Wireless Networking in Canada: The Policy and Regulatory Landscape. CWIRP Workshop, Toronto. March 2007. Graham Longford, Kiera Chion

ICT Infrastructure as Public Infrastructure: The Community Wireless Infrastructure Research Project. National Research Council, Fredericton, NB. February 2007. Catherine Middleton.

Open Spectrum and Community Wireless Networking in Canada: a Preliminary Review of the Policy and Regulatory Landscape. Social Science Research Council/Free Press Media Policy Research Pre-Conference, Memphis, TN. January 2007. Graham Longford.

Setting the Stage: Wireless Broadband Networking in North America. Wireless Cities Summit. Toronto. January 2007. Andrew Clement and Catherine Middleton.

Toward a Broadband Research Agenda for Ontario. Ministry of Government Services and University of Toronto, Toronto, December 2006. Barbara Crow.

Toward a Broadband Research Agenda for Ontario. Ministry of Government Services and University of Toronto, Toronto, December 2006. Catherine Middleton.

Engaging Citizens in Community Wi-Fi: Insights From Three Canadian Case Studies. Third International CICT Conference, "Mobile and Wireless Content, Services and Networks," Center for Information and Communication Technologies, Technical University of Denmark, November 2006. Barbara Crow, Graham Longford, Catherine Middleton, Andrew Clement, and Tammy Miller.

From Research to Action Presentation. Infrastructure Canada Workshop. November 2006.

From Research to Action Poster. Infrastructure Canada Workshop. November 2006.

WIFI Fever: Free wireless internet service sweeps Toronto and U of T. University of Toronto Bulletin. November 7, 2006. Graham Longford and Rhonda McEwen.

Municipal Broadband Networks: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? Alternative Telecommunications Policy Forum. Catherine Middleton.

Toronto Hydro Telecom's One Zone: Commercial Competitor or Public Utility? 34th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, September 2006. Andrew Clement, Graham Longford and Rhonda McEwen.

ICT Infrastructure as Public Infrastructure: Exploring the Benefits of Public Wireless Networks. 34th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, September 2006. Catherine Middleton, Graham Longford, Andrew Clement, Amelia Bryne Potter and Barbara Crow.

How Long Will Toronto's Wireless Network Be Free? Toronto Star, op-ed, September 7, 2006. Graham Longford and Andrew Clement.

Municipal WiFi is Coming, and Why Privacy Advocates Should Care. Blog*on*nymity: blogging On the Identity Trail, Project blog for the On the Identity Trail project (PI: Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics , Law and Technology, University of Ottawa), July 25, 2006. Graham Longford.


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