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Breaking News: San Francisco city’s TechConnect Project is all set to move from the RFI process to a more formal request for proposal stage according to sources familiar with the project. Many companies who have participated in the RFI process have been told that the city […]

Breaking News: San Francisco city’s TechConnect Project is all set to move from the RFI process to a more formal request for proposal stage according to sources familiar with the project. Many companies who have participated in the RFI process have been told that the city has disbanded the board that had been studying the RFI process, and the city will issue a formal RFP in next 30 days. The San Francisco Techconnect has drawn interest from Google, Earthlink, Anchor Free and a whole score of companies. More details later… 0Related, Politics of San Francisco WiFi Project, The San Francisco WiFi Bidders and the GoogleNet!)

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  1. and still the city refuses to release the detailed proposals submitted for the RFI/C, I am leading a big public records request to get these, so that we can give our input on the process.

    Rather than just the 7 people on the Techconnect advisory committtee who gave the mayor their aparently secret advice and scoring. We don’t know anything about the form of the RFP as recommended.

    most disconcerting, there has been no explaination of how the public can provide their input on the process.

    See my site for more. It’s really a bummer and it really shouldn’t be.

  2. Kimo, have time for coffee? rafer … [a]t … rafer ….. net

  3. Om Malik on Broadband : » Earthlink, Google submit San Francisco WiFi Network Tuesday, February 21, 2006

    [...] The two companies will share the cost of construction and operational expenses. To clarify, this is just a proposal, and not a done deal. The City has asked for proposals back in November 2005. The San Francisco Wireless project has been a politically tough effort, and I wonder how long it will take before the city does get unwired. [...]

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