Solution for the last hundred yards
For those who haven't seen the news yet, Google has announced TiSP, a free in-home wireless broadband service. It's in BETA, and those wishing to participate must apply TODAY, April 1, 2007.
Installation couldn't be simpler: Remove the spindle of fiber optic cable from the installation kit, activate the patented "GFLush" system which connects the cable to one of thousands of TiSP Access Nodes, where Plumbing Hardware Dispatchers (PHDs) complete the access point connection.
Drawbacks: Google Toolbar must be installed, presumably so Google can serve up their ads on this advertising supported service.
Don't forget, incidentally, that today is Internet Spring Cleaning Day.