The idea behind Fon, which was founded three months ago by telecom entrepreneur Martin Varsavsky, is to create a global network of users called "foneros" that will be able to connect to the Internet using Wi-Fi hot-spots provided by other foneros.More info at Information Week.
The company says it's following Skype's download-and-install model and plans to generate revenue from multitiered subscriptions. Members will fall into one of the following categories: Linus, Bill, or Alien.
Google, Skype invest in Wi-Fi startup
Posted on Monday, Feb 06 2006 @ 22:01 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck