News: 2014-02-14

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Technology
It’s not just cable: Comcast-Time Warner would create a Wi-Fi powerhouse — Tech News and Analysis
"Comcast and Time Warner don’t just have big cable networks, they have a lot of Wi-Fi. Those networks could be rented out to other carriers or used to launch a mobile data service of their own. Comcast could use its souped-up hotspot network as a launching point for becoming a mobile provider in its own right. It can’t build a mobile data network on Wi-Fi alone. It simply wouldn’t be able to squeeze the coverage out of it on a cellular network. But there’s a growing trend toward “Wi-Fi first” mobile carriers in the U.S., popularized by Iliad’s Free Mobile in France, and emerging in the U.S. with mobile virtual network operators like Republic Wireless." ...


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