TITLE

Free My Phone

AUTHOR(S)
Woolley, Scott; Hessel, Evan
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;7/2/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the views of Azaire CEO William Howe on wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi). According to him, cellular carriers should embrace Wi-Fi because it is ten times faster than the typical cellular network and can free up space on crammed cellular networks for higher-quality calls and faster downloads. It notes that a Wi-Fi chip costs just $10 and it is getting cheaper.
ACCESSION #
26052305

 

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