EarthLink get Philly contract for Muni WiFi

This is breaking news!! Philadelphia has selected EarthLink for its muni WiFi project.

Wi-Fi Networking News: EarthLink Scores First Municipal Win: “EarthLink Scores First Municipal Win

By Glenn Fleishman

Philadelphia picks EarthLink to build its wireless network: The 11-year-old firm will use Tropos equipment to build a citywide mesh of Wi-Fi. The word on the street from several sources is that EarthLink will make aggressive bids for many of the major RFPs out there; they’re one of the bidders for San Francisco’s network. At Esme Vos’s Muniwireless conference last week, EarthLink announced the formation of a municipal networking division.”