On Wednesday 8th March 2007, Bristol Wireless, ably assisted by Westcom, went as exhibitors to the ICT Hub Regional Conference in Taunton for the voluntary sector. Attending as exhibitors, we took along the mobile LTSP suite (this time 12 terminals), VoIP telephones and lots of information about free and open source software and piles of […]
News about or from Bristol Wireless
In the last week Bristol Wireless received the following email from Michelle Edmundson of the ICT Hub. Many thanks for applying for the ICT Hub Awards. This was the first year the awards took place and we received 130 entries. The entries have provided some valuable case studies for others to learn from and it […]
On 24 and 25 February 2007, OpenStreetMap volunteers will be adding Bristol to the global mapping revolution. Contributors to the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project are meeting in Bristol with the aim of completely mapping the streets and other major features of the city.Anyone wishing to take part in the mapping weekend are asked to meet at […]
Ben Green reports that there is a metapackage available for the forthcoming Bristol Wireless Linux distribution, which is based on Debian’s latest ‘etch‘ version. The version available for testing, codenamed 0.1.0, can currently only be obtained by people connected to Bristol Wireless network, since it resides on the magico server, which is not accessible to […]
Following the recent exceptionally stormy weather of the last couple of weeks, Bristol Wireless’ Lloyd Cohen and Rich Higgs have paid a visit to Holroyd House on Windmill Hill – our most exposed location – and Armada House in Kingsdown to check the condition of the bolts holding our antennae to the buildings. While they […]
Bristol Wireless’s backbone is now live, giving us wide coverage within the city.
Today we say goodbye and wish bon voyage to May, one of our volunteers, who is returning home to China.
The more keen eyed of our visitors will have noticed that the Bristol Wireless site is now wearing new clothes.
Around the recent Christmas period, Bristol Wireless installed two new LTSP suites on opposite sides of the city.
Last Wednesday, Bristol Wireless participated in the inaugural run of the Digital Challenge game in Bristol’s Barton Hill area.
There’s been a change of server for Bristol Wireless’ chat channel.
Last week was a busy one for wireless news as both Bristol and Manchester announce plans for infrastructure projects.
The LTSP suite at Princess Royal Gardens has recently been refurbished and upgraded; Woodsy takes a look.
Bristol Wireless is introducing a new Announce mailing list
On Wednesday 1st November, 100 delegates from central and local government, the private, community and voluntary sectors across the South West met at Watershed, Bristol for a day to discuss “Harnessing Digital Disruption”.
This Wednesday Bristol Wireless volunteers were treated to a hands-on ‘birdspotting’ workshop, aka using satellite communications, with Mike Harris of psand.net.
Ignoring the Internet is no longer an option for voluntary and community organisations, according to a new booklet ‘ICT, Social Capital and Voluntary Action’ published recently by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
As its ‘last of the summer wine’ expedition this year, Bristol Wireless’ mobile LTSP suite paid a visit to Truthfest at Radford Mill Farm in Timsbury.
The first Connecting Bristol Momentum meeting took place on Tuesday 13th September at the Watershed. This was the first group meeting since hearing back in July that Bristol had made it through to the top 10 finalists in the government’s Â£7 million Digital Challenge.
The Knowle West Web network has now been successfully connected to the Bristol Wireless backbone.