LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A Los Angeles city councilman wants residents to have access to free, citywide wireless Internet service.
In a motion, Councilman Bob Blumenfield, who chairs the Innovation, Technology and General Services Committee, said the Wi-Fi service would benefit governmental officials, businesses and visitors.READ MORE: Police Dog Reportedly Bites 5-Year-Old Boy In Head
“We live in a world where success is increasingly tied to the ability to access information,” he said. “The benefits of wireless Internet access across the city are numerous, from reducing start-up costs for new businesses to ensuring that every student is able to access essential tools for learning.”READ MORE: LAPD Officer Suspended After Resisting Arrest By Ventura County Deputies
The citywide program would make Los Angeles the largest city to provide universal Wi-Fi.MORE NEWS: Astros Face Booing Dodgers Crowd For First Time Since Cheating Scandal
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