WiFi Smackdown In Washington: Spokane Slams Tacoma

Ah, civic pride. Tacoma, Washington was apparently quite proud of its status as “America’s No. 1 Wired City” a few years back after they invested $100 million in wiring up the city. Now, however, Tacoma is upset by the new press that their fellow Washington state city, Spokane, is getting for their efforts to WiFi up their city. In fact, the folks in Tacoma seem downright ashamed that they haven’t been able to keep up their reputation for being ahead of the curve. Just a friendly little reminder that today’s technology leader is yesterday’s also-ran as soon as the next place leapfrogs them with the latest and greatest technologies.

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