That’s GooFi! Google / Earthlink Get Nod For SF WiFi.
The likely outcome:
- Free, slow-ish wifi access citywide (ad-supported)
- Faster, no-ad wifi citywide (for a nominal fee, perhaps $20/mo.)
- Timeline: According to the Chron article, they could have this up and going by the end of 2006
More thoughts as actual details become available…
Christopher Carfi, CEO and co-founder of Cerado, looks at sales, marketing, and the business experience from the customers point of view. He currently is focused on understanding how emerging social technologies such as blogs, wikis, and social networking are enabling the creation of new types of customer-driven communities. He is the author of the Social Customer Manifesto weblog, and has been occasionally told that he drives and snowboards just a little too quickly.