Starbucks’ Web site was overwhelmed with customers trying to sign up for a new program that will offer them some free Wi-Fi.
The FCC will soon vote on a proposal to auction more spectrum and require the winner to offer some free services.
The San Francisco area BART subway system is in talks with a startup for a systemwide public Wi-Fi network.
AT&T says that it is on track to complete its 3G mobile broadband network by the end of June.
AT&T extended free access to its Wi-Fi Home package of U.S. hotspots to monthly, unmetered subscribers to its broadband subscribers -- but only via Windows software.
Some bungled announcements by AT&T have left iPhone users scratching their heads lately. And Philip Michaels wonders if executives at Apple are shaking theirs.
EarthLink said it will shut down its Philadelphia Wi-Fi network on June 12 and then dismantle it.
Cablevision announced plans to build a Wi-Fi network covering its footprint that will be accessible to its broadband customers.
The free Wi-Fi that Starbucks and AT&T were offering to iPhone users has disappeared as quickly (and quietly) as it came, and the reasons behind the departure are equally vague.
Some iPhone users have reported that the newly launched AT&T hotspots are offering free Wi-Fi access to all iPhone users, as long as you have a valid iPhone phone number with the provider. Unfortunately, the situation is not quite as straightforward as one might hope.