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New York community goes wireless

WiFi infrastructure enables Web access throughout high-rise property

An apartment complex in Watervliet, N.Y., soon will be a wireless community. Sunrise Management & Consulting, a property management company, has contracted with Tech Valley Wireless to provide wireless broadband service to the Highland Club Apartments in Watervliet. The WiFi broadband infrastructure will enable Highland Club residents to use wireless devices for Internet access, gaming and multimedia from anywhere on the property. The wireless contract is an example of how people increasingly are using wireless service to connect to the Web. Some real estate offices, such as John L. Scott in the Northwest, have installed wireless networks for their agents and employees. The Highland Club is a garden style apartment community that features 216 units, a swimming pool and clubhouse with fitness center, basketball courts and billiard room. Tech Valley Wireless will install the WiFi wireless network throughout the apartment complex and will offer secure Internet access to residen...