Canadian Carriers Hinting At Hotspots

Canadian telecommunications companies Bell Canada and Telus have hinted that they are investigating Wi-Fi build-outs. No big surprise here, carriers around the world are looking at Wi-Fi deployments. But unlike most Wi-Fi initiatives which are spearheaded by wireless carriers or divisions, the Canadian hints are coming from landline carriers. Given that Wi-Fi is about extending the reach of wired broadband, it makes sense that the more traditional landline carriers should be interested in Wi-Fi. If anything, Wi-Fi is yet another reason for a local business to order DSL or cable service.

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