WSJ on WiFi
WSJ – ÎWi-FiÌ gives cell carriers static
ÏWhat [Wi-Fi] hotspots do is they really kill about 80% of the good near-term applications that the cellular providers were expecting to make money off of,Ó says Danny Briere, chief executive of TeleChoice Inc., a telecommunications consulting firm. One example of a place where Wi-Fi is already supplanting cellular networks: browsing the Internet wirelessly in an airport lounge.
Plus, it is open spectrum.