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MetroFi Selected to Operate Portland Wi-Fi Network

Reuters News Wire (
Wed, 12 Apr 2006 22:36:15 -0500

MetroFi Inc. said on Wednesday it was selected by the city of
Portland, Oregon, to design and operate a citywide Wi-Fi network that
will provide free wireless Internet access and improved public

MetroFi said the Portland system will be built at no cost to the city,
which expects to save millions of dollars in productivity and wireless
Internet service fees by using the network.

MetroFi's free Internet access services will be supported by local and
national advertisers. Customers who want Internet access without ads
will be able to connect to a premium service for about $20 a month,
the company said.

Copyright 2006 Reuters Limited.

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