For most WiFi networks you can’t share them. If you subscribe to Sprint’s network but find yourself in a place with only Verizon or AT&T you can’t use another network without subscriber to it also. Now WiFi providers are starting to share their networks to allow cellular phone like “roaming” – this is LONG time overdue.
USA Today writes Last week, telephone giant SBC said it and Sprint agreed to share their wireless Internet networks, called Wi-Fi hot spots. Sprint customers will be able to use SBC’s 1,800 hot spots nationwide. SBC customers will have access to Sprint’s 12 hot spots, which are in high-traffic airports, convention centers and hotels, SBC says.
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