Fon seems to be getting a lot of attention, what with the $22 million funding it received from Google & Sequoia among others. Instead of depending on municipal governments to get towns WiFi-ed, I like the grassroots level approach that Fon is taking in spreading WiFi. While I do wish Fon success, questions are being asked on why/how would anyone share their broadband accees, it being not-so-easy to install/use & most of all, it being at the mercy of ISPs & telcos. But Google betting on them (Google has its own interest in popularising free braodband) makes Fon a good bet. Let's see how they fair.
More at Mark Evans blog.