The Zero Billion Dollar Hotspot Bubble

Was there ever really a WiFi bubble? In the minds of some people, perhaps, but many folks have been insisting for quite some time that charging for WiFi hotspots by itself was never much of a business model. That doesn’t mean that WiFi is dead, but it seems that many in the press got mixed up in thinking that just because WiFi was getting attention, and a few companies were building up for-pay WiFi hotspots, that fee-based WiFi was a big business.

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