Beware The Hype

Seybold, Andrew
February 2003
Wireless Week;2/15/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p26
Trade Publication
Comments on the publicity on the joint venture of companies to build several Wi-Fi hot spots in the U.S. Absence of an economic model for an independent hot spot business; Estimated revenue generated by Wi-Fi.


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