Next Stop: Free Wireless Broadband?

My spin: I don’t know how far FREE wireless broadband will be – but I know FEE based wirelss broadband is ALIVE and WELL!!! Check out how many hotspots T-mobile has (including every Starbucks) and AT&T Wireless
Wireless hot spots — hubs that let PC users access a broadband Internet connection without telephone lines or cables — are popping up all over the place. But experts predict it will be a long while before wireless broadband is free to all. Obstacles include rapidly shifting business models and a lack of public commitment to the goal.
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