Verizon Going With Broadband Fixed Wireless

It wasn’t that long ago that big phone companies such as Sprint experimented with fixed wireless broadband technology, only to quickly give it up as not technologically ready – or just too expensive. People keep saying the technology has been improving recently, and now Verizon says they’re getting ready to launch their own solution, bringing a major telecom player back into the fixed wireless market. They’ve been running some trials, but feel the time is right to go commercial. I’m still a little skeptical, but am willing to believe they’ll avoid the mistakes of earlier attempts. Just don’t expect me to among the first to sign up.

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