SPOTLIGHT: Qualcomm Founder on Muni-WiFi

Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs criticized the movement to build municipal WiFi networks in a recent address. Jacobs argued against banning muni-WiFi but said that tax payer dollars should not be used to fund the systems. Qualcomm owns much of the intellectual property behind CDMA2000 and WCDMA versions of 3G, which could compete with WiFi for subscribers in many urban areas. Article


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