September 20, 2017

Meta Mesh Wireless Communities, a nonprofit organization based in the Allentown

neighborhood of Pittsburgh, has received a $120,000 grant from the Hillman Foundation.

This generous grant will allow Meta Mesh Wireless Communities to build a city-wide public WiFi network c...

February 11, 2017

When I was a very young child, I absolutely detested PBS pledge drives.  You know, the long, boring interruptions to Mister Rogers and Sesame Street that called for donations to PBS?  Yeah.  They’re the worst.  Then I grew up.  Oh, I still hated the pesky interruptions...

September 25, 2016

What on earth has Meta Mesh been up to?  A lot, as you can probably gather from the lack of our blog updates.  Here's a brief list of everything that has been going down.

  • Classes in the Hill District have wrapped up, and we are now conducting weekly guided inst...

July 26, 2016

Great news! Meta Mesh Wireless Communities has received a $15,000 Small and Simple Grant from Neighborhood Allies for the purposes of bringing open public WiFi to the Hill District! The grant covers equipment and educational resources for Hill District residents to ins...

March 30, 2016

The Beehive! We are pleased to announce the plan to establish a fifty-node network in the South Side, all to be installed along East Carson Street by the end of 2016 - and it all starts with The Beehive Coffeeshop and Dessertery.  If you have never been there, you are...

January 21, 2016

Now that Meta Mesh Wireless Communities is an official non-profit, we have a board of directors. A few months ago, we thought of who we could call upon to lead our organization by helping us adhere to our mission statement and make the greatest impact on developing com...

January 18, 2016

Thanks to BEDCO and Google, Braddock is well on its way to establishing a Community Wireless Network!  Two nodes have already been installed – one at the Brew Gentlemen Brewery and the other at the Free Store. The next node will be located at the Nyia Page Community Ce...

January 5, 2016

Happy New Year!

We took a little holiday break from posting updates, but a LOT has happened at Meta Mesh since our post. First of all, the big news…

NEW NAME

We are no longer Meta Mesh LLC. We are now Meta Mesh Wireless Communities! Why the name change, you ask? (Drumroll...

November 2, 2015

So much happened in October that we didn’t have much time to draft blog posts! We apologize for that, but in return here’s a brief update of what happened: 


Maker Faire – We attended the inaugural Maker Faire in Pittsburgh on October 10th and 11th. We had a great...

October 8, 2015

Chairman WOW, it’s almost Maker Faire in Pittsburgh! You may already be aware of the part craft-part science fair – perhaps you’ve even attended the two mini faires held in our fair city in years past.  The participants include students, crafters, engineers and local s...