What Would Happen If America Got Free, 'Nationwide' WiFi? Google Wins, Carriers Lose
If you're seeking an example of economic disruption, look no further than the Federal Trade Commission's designs for Wi-Fi networks that cover large swathes of the United States. A proposal pending before an FCC panel aims to make access to the Internet and phone calls free and easy for millions of people across the United States. There's a big if here. Having already run the political gauntlet for years, the proposal would face a logistical nightmare if approved.