Via MercuryNews.com, Google and EarthLink has teamed up to offer a bid to San Francisco to build San Francisco's private section free wi-fi network. The bid is competing against five other teams including; Communication Bridge Global; NextWLAN; Razortooth Communications LLP; MetroFi and SF Metro Connect, a partnership that includes SeaKay, Cisco Systems Inc. and IBM Corp. Google and EarthLink hope to finance the project through ads and offering a premium, faster wi-fi connection for around $20 per month. It is expected that EarthLink will finance the majority of the projected $15 million venture. Google and EarthLink have been partners since 2002, Google powers EarthLink's search engine.
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