Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Portland Selects MetroFi for Free Muni Wi-Fi

The City of Portland, Oregon selected MetroFi to deliver and operate a citywide Wi-Fi network that will provide free wireless Internet access and substantially improved public services to Portland residents. Portland is the 28th largest city in the United States and has a population of approximately 540,000. Residents and visitors of Portland will have wireless access to 1 Mbps Wireless Internet at no cost. Portland's public works field personnel and first responders will have greatly expanded access to wireless network services to facilitate more responsive data communications.


  • MetroFi is a private company with venture backing from Sevin Rosen Funds and August Capital. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

  • MetroFi is deploying similar networks in Santa Clara, Cupertino, and Sunnyvale, California.