Juniper Networks is rolling out a new service called "hot spot in a box," designed to help phone, broadband and mobile phone service providers establish a public Wi-Fi access. The $800 package would include hardware, software and technical help.
Marketers are jumping on the wireless text message bandwagon and some have said it could be the future not only for wireless, but terra nova for marketing as well. Marketers have taken notice of the millions of viewers who text messaged their votes and swayed the results for "American Idol."
Qwest Communications, which has been given permission to re-enter the long-distance market, will not be able to pursue Touch America customers until after June 30 because of a non-compete clause stemming from Qwest's sale of U.S. West in 2000.