Customers at a Toronto Tim Hortons use public Wi-Fi. Some smaller cities in Canada have had more success in providing free public Internet access instead of Toronto, which continues to strive for more Wi-Fi at city parks and facilities as well as in community housing.
Source: Toronto Star
Date: August 17th, 2016
1) “The more tech-friendly a city becomes, the more incentive there is for startups to set up base here,” says the article. Is free Wi-Fi really a case of being “tech friendly” and would it make a difference to you if you were starting up a company?
2) The article notes that free Wi-Fi will help “combat the digital divide.” What is the Digital Divide, and how would free Wi-Fi help?