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Comment: I remember rabbit (Score 2, Interesting) 121

by tomsparrow (#4024943) Attached to: A Discomforting Precedent For WiFi "Hot Spots"
It wasn't as bad as it sounds - if it weren't for mobile phones coming up fast at the time it could have been a great success.

If I remember correctly, you got what was essentially a cordless phone and base station - you piad wired rates when at home, and mobile rates when elsewhere.
The good was that anyone walking past your house could use your base station t omake 'elsewhere' calls (on thier bill, of course).

You presumably got a sign in the pack to stick in your window, because there are still some left around in random places. (one in a flat down the road from me).

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