Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) May 9, 2005
AnchorFree Wireless has announced the launch of a free wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) hotzone in the heart of San FranciscoÂs Castro District, a world famous gay and lesbian community. Consumers can access the Internet wirelessly at no cost indoors and outdoors along the commercial segment of Castro Street.
"We are pleased to support the efforts of AnchorFree to bring all citizens access to free wireless broadband services," said Mayor Gavin Newsom. "This new service will certainly benefit citizens, visitors and businesses in the Castro further encourage technology innovation in San Francisco."
ÂSan FranciscoÂs Castro area is an ideal location to blanket with free wireless Internet accessÂ, said David Gorodyansky, President of AnchorFree Wireless. ÂIt is a tech-savvy district with lots of foot traffic and is filled with vibrant cafes, restaurants and bars. We are delighted to have our presence in such a well known community.Â
AnchorFree has completed IntelÂ® CentrinoÂ mobile technology compatibility testing through the IntelÂ® Wireless Verification Program (WVP), helping to ensure consumers can enjoy the productivity and lifestyle advantages of Wi-Fi technology within AnchorFreeÂs Wi-Fi hotzones.
ÂAs a participant in IntelÂs wireless verification program, AnchorFree has tested its Wi-Fi service for compatibility with common configurations of notebook PCs based on Intel Centrino mobile technology, IntelÂs premier technology for wireless mobile computing,Â said Karen Regis, director of marketing programs for IntelÂs Mobile Platforms Group. "By providing consumers with free wireless Internet connectivity in San FranciscoÂs Castro District, AnchorFree helps enhance the 'unwired' experience for Intel Centrino mobile technology users, connecting them back to their work place as well as their family and friends.Â
In April of 2005, AnchorFree launched twin Wi-Fi hotzones in San FranciscoÂs Marina District. The Marina area is located approximately 5 miles from the Castro District.
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Co-Founders David Gorodyanksy and Eugene Malobrodsky had a clear vision in 2003: to give consumers an affordable and widespread way to access the Internet outside of their homes and offices. Company President David Gorodyanksy and AnchorFree Wireless have been featured in over 25 media publications. For further information, please visit http://www.anchorfree.com
*Intel and Intel Centrino are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
Denis Hiller, Communications Director
Mayor's Office of Communications
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