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Times Online

"Rod Bluh, leader of Swindon Borough Council, said: "This is the future of England. The idea is that everyone will have time-limited access and then they will be able to buy extra. It hasn't yet been decided whether it will be two or three hours a day but it will be at the same speed as the paid-for access.""

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The Economist

"ON A cold and drizzly autumn day, no one would mistake Swindon, a prosperous mid-sized town near Bristol, for northern California. But it does lie on the M4 corridor, a cluster of high-tech firms that includes several names familiar from Silicon Valley. Local employers include Intel, a chipmaker, and Motorola and Alcatel-Lucent, two telecoms firms. No surprise, then, that the borough wants to be the first in Britain to offer free wireless internet access to all its residents. "

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Swindon Advertiser

"SWINDON is to become the first town in the UK to offer free wireless internet to all residents. The new £1m Swindon Council scheme will debut in Highworth next month and roll out to the whole borough by April."

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The Independant

"Far from resting on its laurels, the hitherto unsung technological hub of the M4 corridor yesterday announced its latest initiative to blaze a trail of technical and social innovation for the rest of Britain to follow - free wireless internet for its entire population of 186,000 souls. "

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