Payments to Minneapolis digital fund dry up



By Laura Yuen, MPR News

“MINNEAPOLIS — Payments to a little-known fund intended to expand Internet access in Minneapolis have all but dried up.

The company that created the citywide Wi-Fi network was required to establish the fund as part of its contract. USI Wireless was expected to replenish the fund every year as profits grew. But that hasn’t happened, and critics say it’s just one example of how the Wi-Fi network has fallen short of early hopes.”

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