>On Fri, 16 May 2003, Philip Sidel wrote:
> > That's my thinking as well. The question is, do the network operators
> > share this vision? I've seen some slides from one of the major
> > telecommunications companies here in Japan that suggests that they
> > may...but I'm wondering how widespread this is. We keep hearing about
> > individual services, never (although you may all correct me) a bundle.
>Which company was this? I know that Japan Communications Inc. (the guys
>who sell the b-mobile service) is starting to bundle WiFi access with
>their cards, though I don't know all the details of how it's being
>marketed at the moment.
I saw this at the Glocom Conference in Tokyo last November, when Shuji
Tomita from NTT presented his plans for WiFi service in
Check out slide #12 for a picture of how NTT is viewing the overall
universe of mobile communications.
> > >Looks interesting and I wonder how this will affect the telcos
> > >still divided into different wire and wireless products and markets.
> > Me too! Anyone else care to weigh in on this one?
>This may be the chance for MVNOs to get in their, bundle up access to
>all sorts of different networks from all sorts of different providers,
>and give consumers the whole lot with one bill.
>Curt Sampson <cjs_at_cynic.net> +81 90 7737 2974 http://www.netbsd.org
> Don't you know, in this new Dark Age, we're all light. --XTC
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Received on Mon May 19 04:06:22 2003