But Verizon can expect some turbulence ahead. The introduction of JetConnect debuts as airlines focus on meeting new security requirements since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. And on-board broadband services are considered a luxury rather than a priority during these tight financial times for airlines, according to representatives in the industry. The telecom company is betting on instant messaging to give a boost to its seatback phones, just as its main rival disconnects its sky-high wireless ambitions.
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CNET también está wine reading iphone case disponible en español, Don't show this again, Proxim, which sells a third of the world's Wi-Fi equipment, is the largest company yet to enter the market selling long-range Wi-Fi equipment, Others with uber-Wi-Fi networks include cordless-phone maker Engenius and networking companies Linksys and D-Link, These companies said they've had success peddling the gear to Web providers that are even smaller than Proxim's customers, A bigger fish than Proxim is around the corner: Chipmaker Intel is also interested in entering the market, according to Kurt Sehnert, Intel's mobile platform group manager, Intel will likely choose to partner with someone already making the equipment, rather than develop its own, he said..
The Santa Clara, Calif.-based chipmaking giant, which recently announced a wireless strategy, is also readying a PC card modem, code-named Calexico. The card will contain the first Wi-Fi chips made by Intel and is expected to appear in notebook computers early next year. Proxim's gear is already being used by likes of Mile High Online in Denver and Prairie Inet in West Des Moines, Iowa. The companies send broadband access to homes and business in their hard to reach areas, Zakin said. The Proxim product can achieve long distances because the company boosted the power inside its access points--the radios that create the network. It also added additional antennas to the access points so signals could be beamed directly to a home, rather than creating a cloud of access.