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FCC Pulls Back On Free Broadband Auction

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fracturedpsyche

Jun 6, 2008, 11:19 PM

oh dear oh dear

now some lucky company doesn't get to offer free service to the customers! it doesn't surprise me that the FCC (read: unnecessary governement interference) expects FOR PROFIT companies to give away free service to consumers, but if any of the companies i invest do, to be sure i'll take my money elseware. i would be appalled by the idea, if i thought that any company with the resources to make this work would be dumb enough to gor for it. i mena, is nobody paying atteniton to the number of municipal wi-fi's that are being shut down? heres a little hint: TAX PAYERS ARE TIRED OF PAYING FOR THIS KIND OF NONSENSE!
25MHz is enough for jack squat AND they have to give it away AND buy $N million/billion worth of spectrum AND deploy a massive network with an eventual 95% footprint.

If this actually fruits into a real sale, i smell another freeinternet.com / netz...
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It is actually a good idea but no one commented on it because they are dealing with the purchases as well as other operational events. When they will talk about it again, shortly, I am sure there would be opportunities that are more interesting. â...
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nextel18

Jun 8, 2008, 10:50 PM

Advertising-Sponsored Free WiFi: The Wave of the Future?

http://www.romow.com/internet-blog/advertising-spons ... »


"In the long run, companies can benefit much more from selling advertising on free WiFi networks than by charging monthly subscription fees. And as many city centers already have some type of free WiFi service available, it becomes more and more difficult to justify charging a fee for a service users could potentially get for free.

The goal of Meraki, and other advertising sponsored WiFi networks, is a WiFi connected world, where free WiFi service is available in any metropolitan or rural area. This would be the equivalent of the way over-the-air television networks broadcast today, so there is already a reliable business model to imitate in pr...
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AlltelHub

Jun 7, 2008, 10:50 AM

Can't blame them...

it's a lame idea not to mention their biggest buyer from last time just packed on excess of a quarter trillion dollars worth of come and get your love.
maokh

Jun 6, 2008, 11:19 PM

hehehe

go figure. 🤣
i also question the timing of this half baked idea.
 
 
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