Nokia said Tuesday it had reached a deal with Internet service provider EarthLink to allow users of the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet to connect to any EarthLink Wi-Fi municipal wireless network at no charge. Currently the ISP offers service in the Philadelphia, New Orleans, Milpitas and Anaheim, CA and Corpus Christi, TX, among others.
Connection to the municipal network is provided through a link within the connections menu on the device. “Nokia’s participation in EarthLink’s municipal Wi-Fi initiative is an important step in making the Internet truly mobile,” remarked Nokia multimedia sales and channel management chief Bill Plummer.
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