Earthlink and the City of Honolulu announced a private-public partnership to test free WiFi throughout Chinatown for the next year. While it sounds like the plethora of announcements we've already heard about from other cities, this agreement has a unique element to it. Earthlink is partnering with the Hawaiian Electric Company to provide connectivity to test a variety of utility applications, including advanced electric metering and energy conservation initiatives.
To read more about Earthlink's partnership with Honolulu on WiFi:
- check out this release from Honolulu's Office of the Mayor