November 20, 2000

UK wireless auction ends in disaster

Author: JT Smith

"As ADSL continues to attract bad press for slow rollout, high prices and limited range, broadband wireless has been heralded as a quick, cheap alternative to getting the UK wired to broadband. E-minister Patricia Hewitt looked forward to a "competitive" auction and anticipated its roll out would benefit both businesses and the "whole economy". The reality has been somewhat different." Full story at ZDNet UK News.
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