Wi-Fi Hotspots on the way out?

by admin March 11, 2008 at 4:58 pm

Are Wi-Fi hot spots becoming the public telephone booths of the broadband era? Ericsson’s Chief Marketing Officer Johan Bergendahl indeed thinks they are, calling them “irrelevant” and soon to be replaced by high-speed wireless broadband.

Speaking at the European Computer Audit, Bergendahl argued that the future lies in 3G networks, as mobile broadband is supposedly growing faster than mobile or fixed phone lines ever did and will be able to cover a much larger area around the globe.

Read more: techspot.com