Thursday, December 21, 2006

N.O. gets free Wifi.

ATLANTA and NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Doing its part to help rebuild the Crescent City, EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) officially launches the City of New Orleans' municipal wireless network today -- the company's third market build out this year. The approximately 20-square mile Wi-Fi mesh network covers parts of the Orleans parish.
EarthLink is supporting the City's rebuilding efforts by providing a free tier of service available up to 300Kbps for residents and businesses in New Orleans throughout the coverage area ( Consumers can access the free tier by logging onto the Web site through the Wi-Fi
access software embedded in their desk- or laptop computer.

Boy howdy, there's a silver lining for you.

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