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2011-06-09 08:23:00

ATLANTA, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading IP infrastructure and services company, today announced completion of Phase II of the Eastern Tennessee Middle Mile Fiber Broadband Project by its business communications segment EarthLink Business(TM). In March, 2010, DeltaCom, Inc., now an EarthLink Business company, was awarded the $9.4 million in federal stimulus funding by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through the Broadband Technology...

2011-03-07 09:39:00

ATLANTA, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK), a leading IP infrastructure and services company, today announced the completion of Phase I of the Eastern Tennessee Middle Mile Fiber Broadband Project by its business communications segment EarthLink Business. In March of 2010, DeltaCom, Inc., now an EarthLink Business company, was awarded the $9.4 million in federal stimulus funding by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through the Broadband...

2009-01-14 23:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Meraki, an award-winning provider of Wi-Fi networking solutions, and One Economy, a global nonprofit that leverages technology to help people improve their lives, today announced a new partnership that continues the push for digital inclusion by delivering affordable broadband Wi-Fi to more than 100,000 low-income housing families in the United States and around the globe over the next two years. Meraki's world-class Wi-Fi networking technology...

2008-09-16 15:00:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Meraki, the company pioneering new wireless technologies to bring the next billion people online, announced today its free Wi-Fi network is present in 80% of San Francisco's major neighborhoods and that it is on track to complete its mission to "unwire" San Francisco by the end of the year. Additionally, the company plans to add wireless coverage to dozens of affordable housing and senior centers throughout the city by the end of the year providing...

2008-06-24 02:29:37

By RICK BARRETT Plans for wireless Internet access blanketing Milwaukee have stalled and won't be completed unless major financial sponsors step forward -- something that doesn't seem likely, city officials say, as similar systems are failing. For all practical purposes, the plans have "stopped dead in the water," Ald. Robert Bauman said, adding that city government has no intention of sinking millions of dollars into a Wi-Fi wireless system. "It seems like the whole Wi-Fi model...

2008-06-23 03:00:04

By Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 23--Plans for wireless Internet access blanketing Milwaukee have stalled and won't be completed unless major financial sponsors step forward -- something that doesn't seem likely, city officials say, as similar systems are failing. For all practical purposes, the plans have "stopped dead in the water," Ald. Robert Baumann said, adding that city government has no intention of sinking millions of dollars into a Wi-Fi wireless system. "It...

2006-04-06 14:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A San Francisco city commission has selected a joint bid by Web search leader Google Inc. and Internet service provider EarthLink Inc. to provide free wireless access throughout the city. The Department of Telecommunications and Information Services said late on Wednesday that the city will begin contract negotiations with EarthLink and Google to create a widely available wireless broadband network across San Francisco. The EarthLink proposal edged out runner-up...

2005-10-04 01:05:14

By Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who became internationally known for his campaign a year ago to legalize gay marriage, said on Monday he considered wireless Internet access a fundamental right of all citizens. Newsom told a news conference that he was bracing for a battle with telephone and cable interests, along with state and U.S. regulators, whom he said were looking to derail a campaign by cities to offer free or low-cost municipal...