CNN reports on British Telecom's plans to install 4000 hot spots: Initially, BT will put in 400 hot spots; they claim it will cost about 10 million pounds per year, which indicates that they're spending a few thousand dollars a location initially, with costs dropping rapidly. BT's entrance through the front door further legitimizes the cell telco and Wi-Fi connection. [via Alan Reiter and others]
Next, a popup book with sliders: Owen Thomas explains Wi-Fi in words of a few syllables in a cardboard tear-out in the May 2002 cover dated issue of Business 2.0. The fine-print guide to things 802.11b offers specific technical details as well as technology overviews. My only complaint? He cites Alan Reiter's Web log, which is superb, and omits mine. My ego throbs! Get over it.