Re: TECH: Wireless gets real

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Mon Jul 02 2001 - 07:26:36 MDT

On Sun, 1 Jul 2001, Robert J. Bradbury wrote:

> There is a brilliant paper to be done in the analysis of
> when the declining costs of communications infrastructure
> cross-over what the telephone companies charge for service and
> the public recognizes they can be their own "common carrier".
> At that point you want to be short-selling Telco stock.

The technology is there, the problem is gaining human cooperation. I'm
monitoring the ConsumeNet people and similiar efforts, but the movements
remain fringe, partly due absence of an easy kit and not enough
criticality (the usual chicken/egg thing).

Interestingly, I heard by grapvine is that regulatory bodies are
intensively looking into ultrabroadband already, at least in U.K.

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