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AT&T Expands International Market AT&T Expands International Market

AT&T has partnered with Spain’s Fon, which will provide AT&T customers with more international possibilities as well as being mutually advantageous for Fon’s customers. AT&T presently has more than 30,000 hotspots within the United States in venues such as book …

Might Gmail Be Moving to Unlimited Storage?
The FON blog reprinted a letter from FON CEO Martin Varsavsky about them moving from Microsoft to Linux. It includes this portion (emphasis mine):

FON Sharing Wi-Fi With Time Warner

A deal between Time Warner Cable (TWC) and FON will allow TWC customers to share Wi-Fi connections with other FON users.

Bloggers ‘bought off’ by Fon? Not me

Um, I see an article in the Wall Street Journal about some bloggers who are getting compensated by Fon for being part of their board of directors or advisors or stuff like that.

Google Shares Cash With WiFi Sharing Firm

FON wants users to sign up to share their wireless broadband access with others, an idea that has netted the company some $21.7 million from Google, Skype, Sequoia Capital, and Index Ventures.

Skype and Google Invest in National WiFi Network

SiliconBeat reports that Google and Skype are among investors of FON a start-up that hopes to make WiFi more readily available across the country.