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Europe get hot spot jones: Interestingly, some real market numbers in this article. 16K European Wi-Fi hot spot payers with 4K regular subscribers. US: 65K paying users, Asia 20K (no subscriber numbers, though). The source of these figures? Unknown. InStat and Yankee are quoted on units shipped later in the same paragraph. The article quotes my favorite Swede, Carlo Cassisa, on Telia's 500 hot spot operation, and notes that European operators are waking up. [via Alan Reiter, of course -- read his commentary, too.]
Linksys exits 802.11a-only product business: I missed this part of Henry Norr's column yesterday, which SmallNetBuilder confirmed: Linksys is dropping their new 802.11a-only devices in favor of g and a+g dual-band products.
Tim Higgins's exhaustive review of Buffalo's 802.11g equipment: I've just discovered the magnitude of Tim's reviews (see yesterday's entry, too), and I recommend following his writing.
Tim Higgins's Linksys WSB24 review: In this review, Tim disassembles the unit to show us the innards, and figures out what it's actually offering.