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Google to start sell wifi routers for $5

toml [PersonRank 6]

Monday, July 31, 2006
13 years ago2,352 views

FON, a company funded by Google Inc. and eBay Inc. to promote free wireless Internet access, will start selling routers for $5 to encourage consumers to share their Web connections with others.

Consumers buying the routers, which usually cost about $60, will need to let others use their Internet connections and in return will be able to connect for free to other wireless hot spots that are part of the network, said Juergen Urbanski, Madrid-based FON's U.S. general manager.

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TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

They already sell the routers for $5 ...
and it FON who is selling theses routers, not Google. Google is only a shareholder

Corsin Camichel [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Allready got mine and working
maps.fon.com/

Pretty good concept, and I love being a "Linus" :)

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