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Will Someone Take on Philly Wi-Fi?

Posted by: Olga Kharif on May 16, 2008

On May 19, Philadelphia City Councilman Bill Green will address his local chapter of global wireless networking group Mobile Monday. The title of his speech: “Why and how Philadelphia must react to EarthLink’s pullout.” As you’ll recall, EarthLink announced this week that it will can the nation’s largest muni Wi-Fi hotspot.

What I thought was interesting is that reps from Motorola, AT&T and several other wireless technology companies are going to be present at that meeting, as panelists for a discussion on mobility and enterprise. Could Green be hoping that AT&T, or another company will take the muni Wi-Fi project on, now that EarthLink doesn’t want it? Perhaps.

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