Our wireless reporter Ben Charny just spent a few minutes showing me AT&T's new broadband wireless service on a laptop. (Variously called UMTS or W-CDMA. If you don't have 16 acronyms, you're not cool in the wireless world). It wasn't bad. Between 220 kbps and 340 kbps connections, depending on where we were walking in the building.
The service costs $80 a month for unlimited business use. That's a lot compared to my $26 SBC connection, and it's a lot slower. But if I was moving around with a laptop a lot, … Read more