Washington Post: Verizon Starts Speedy Wireless Web Access

NEW YORK – Verizon Wireless is launching a faster generation of wireless Internet access in two cities, Washington and San Diego, promising download speeds between five and 10 times quicker than dial-up service and the typical cellular-based data connections currently available. (full story)

My spin: The thing about getting Wi-Fi access is that it’s not as wide spread as access via the public cell phone networks. Services like this are a bit better for users who need fast coverage over a larger footprint than WiFi