Fast forward for mobile broadband
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 01/10/2008 11:35
Phone firms, chip makers and PC manufacturers are uniting to push mobile broadband on laptop computers.
The alliance will build wireless modules into laptops to make it much easier to use the gadgets on future high-speed services.
Laptops with the wireless chips built-in will bear a service mark which shows they will work with the third and fourth generation wireless technology.
The branded laptops should be on shop shelves in 91 nations by Christmas.
To read this BBC story in full, see news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7642948.stm.