The New America Foundation released an interesting, well written policy paper on Feb.1, 2011 specifically mentioning the Wireless Minneapolis Project:
Minneapolis has served as a leader in digital inclusion issues through its municipal wireless partnership with US Internet. Wireless Minneapolis created a Digital Inclusion Fund (to distribute a percentage of the wireless revenue to the community) and also provides tech-support, content management tools, a community portal and free website hosting for neighborhood associations. These resources, which are managed and run by the communities themselves, go a long way towards providing crucial communications services and information for underserved communities.
Full article: From the Digital Divide to Digital Excellence