Oklahoma City_Oklahoma City officials are unveiling what they're calling the largest city owned and operated Wi-Fi mesh network in the world.
The $5 million network covers a 555-square-mile area. It does not provide public wireless Internet access.
The network, for public safety and other city workers, was funded with money from a public safety sales tax and city capital improvement funds.
Police officers can use the network to access real-time data, while fire officials can locate water hydrants and review site maps and floor plans while responding to fires or accidents.
A demonstration of the network was scheduled Tuesday afternoon at City Hall.© 2008 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.