SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Not all people who visit the Island go surfing.
For one, most people don’t know how.
But the Island city council would like to give its visitors with hand held devices a chance to do their own type of surfing — not the sport on the water.
Instead it’s the type of surfing on the internet with super-fast high speed Wi-Fi for free.
Interim City Manager Darla Jones has been tasked by the city council to look into 6G wireless internet for the Island.
“We have been talking about this for years because technology is moving so fast, and it’s mainly moving towards wireless,” said Mayor Barry Patel. “This 6G internet is going to leap frog fiber optics, and if that is the case we need to move to that technology.”
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