The Networks Is The Weapon
A couple of weeks ago we mentioned how wireless is changing college life. Now Business Week is running an article about how the US military is working on using wireless technologies to provide ubiquitous broadband in battlefield situations. Much of the technology they are looking at exists in the private sector. It still has to be adapted and tested for military use which could take up to five years. But if the US goes to war with Iraq, some the of the new wireless technology could be put to work immediately.