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Andy Sjostrom
12-16-2002, 01:22 PM
<a href="http://www.80211-planet.com/columns/article.php/1556821">http://www.80211-planet.com/columns/article.php/1556821</a><br /><br />Gerry Blackwell, writer at <a href="http://www.80211-planet.com">802.11 Planet</a>, has written an article about an interesting battle heating up in the WiFi hot spots market.<br /><br />"Ryan Jarvis, co-founder and CEO of United Kingdom-based wholesale hotspot service provider Megabeam Networks, is feeling sweetly vindicated these days. First, Forrester Research gave his start-up company its good-business-model seal of approval last month. Then IBM, AT&amp;T and Intel -- the latter perhaps not coincidentally also a Megabeam partner -- announced Cometa Networks, their North American hotspot joint venture with a strategy similar to Megabeam's. Cometa aims to sell hotspot infrastructure services to telcos, ISPs, cable operators and wireless carriers -- much as Megabeam is already doing in Europe. "It sounds quite a bit like us, doesn't it," Jarvis says of Cometa."<br /><br />Read the <a href="http://www.80211-planet.com/columns/article.php/1556821">full article here</a>!