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February 4th, 2013
thesmithian

'The fed…wants to create super WiFi networks across the nation, so…broad in reach that consumers could use them to make calls or surf the Internet without paying a cellphone bill every month…'

The proposal from the Federal Communications Commission has rattled the $178 billion wireless industry, which has launched a fierce lobbying effort to persuade policymakers to reconsider the idea, analysts say. That has been countered by an equally intense campaign from Google, Microsoft and other tech giants who say a free-for-all WiFi service would spark an explosion of innovations and devices that would benefit most Americans, especially the poor…

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    Damn, talk about revolutionizing technology availability.
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    As great as this sounds (and it is an excellent idea) I would be A M A Z E D if it came to fruition.
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    I was just pitching this idea at my mother the other day. Broadband internet is considered a right by the UN...
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