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Light Reading reports that Covad is going to launch its commercial fixed wireless service sometime in the first quarter of 2006. I am not sure I believe that timeline. In October 2004, the company told me at Web 2.0 conference that it was going to be […]

Light Reading reports that Covad is going to launch its commercial fixed wireless service sometime in the first quarter of 2006. I am not sure I believe that timeline. In October 2004, the company told me at Web 2.0 conference that it was going to be very soon. The trials were underway they said. Light Reading says the trials have been underway and 20 folks have been on the “trial” network. I would take their timeline, if not their intentions, with a grain of salt.

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  1. Om Malik’s Broadband Blog » Covad Pre-WiMax in SF Soon Sunday, October 2, 2005

    [...] I find that even wireless T-1 connections being offered by TowerStream and NextWeb are simply too expensive: $500 a month, when you can get cheaper deals from their wired brethren. I think this market needs some competition. Covad has been conducting trials for almost a year, and it was at last Web 2.0 conference Covad folks gave me a low down of their fixed wireless plans. Earlier there was word that company was going to launch this service in first quarter of 2006. [...]

  2. So There Will Be No Covad Wireless: Tech News « Wednesday, December 22, 2010

    [...] launched the service in the San Francisco Bay Area. I got so excited I wrote about that service again and again. And today comes the news that there won’t be any Covad Wireless. TelePacific, a Los [...]

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