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Google-EarthLink selected for Wi-Fi project


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SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) -- Google Inc.'s bid to blanket San Francisco with a free wireless Internet service cleared a major hurdle Wednesday when a city panel identified the search leader and EarthLink Inc. as the best candidates for the ambitious project.

The Rest of the story here http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/internet/04/06/google.earthlink.wireless.ap/index.html

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Correct me if I am wrong. So they are going to give 4 x faster than dialup internet access, for $20 a month? Sounds pretty alright. It would help out lower incomers.  :D

By the way, that obviously worked, thanks.

Just noticed the same thing happened with mine.

I just posted the link and it did the same thing. So I edited it out.

It probably has something to do with:

Copyright 2006 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

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Using the same IEEE 802.11g network, Earthlink would provide a subscription-based service with throughput of about 1M bps (bits per second) while Google would offer a free service at about 300K bps,

 

Not to bad for only $20

Source  http://www.infoworld.com/article/06/02/22/75809_HNgoogleEarthlink_1.html

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