"When roaming agreements and standards come into play, consumers and corporations are going to want equitable pricing," said Chuck Jacobs, president of Andrew, which uses Wi-Fi networks to help make cellular telephone coverage better inside buildings. The industry has not come to a consensus on how much wireless Internet providers should charge each other for connecting to the network. One thing working against Pass-One, though, is it's a relative foundling, its members having just met last week for the first time to draft its charter. It costs $10,000 to become a member.
"Pass-One is a relatively new body of standards--just came back car bundle ii case for apple iphone 6 plus, 6s plus, 7 plus and 8 plus from their conference in Boston," said Jon Russo, vice president of marketing for iPass, which makes wireless software, It's a member of both WECA and Pass-One, "Pass-One is still in the process of figuring out the impact they want to have on the industry," he added, Frustrated over the time it was taking for WECA to make its decisions, a new group is drafting a standard way for consumers to roam between wireless hot spots, About 50 companies belonging to Pass-One this week began drafting a standard way for consumers to roam between wireless networks in public places like coffee shops or hotels, The standard expected from Pass-One is considered a rival to a similar set of roaming instructions for Wi-Fi networks being developed by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA)..
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Even Intel--the world's largest chipmaker--wasn't willing to sink more money into Web hosting, an adjunct to its main semiconductor business, The company, which car bundle ii case for apple iphone 6 plus, 6s plus, 7 plus and 8 plus back in 1999 said it would spend $1 billion to grow its hosting operation, said current "market trends and financial projections for the hosting services industry" are too bleak to warrant further investment, The somewhat low price EDS paid for Loudcloud's business "implies relatively low value for Web hosting," Morgan Stanley analyst W, Todd Scott said, "This valuation level implies that the Web hosting business is not as profitable or as high growth as we had hoped," Scott wrote in a research note..
The rich get richer At a basic level, Web hosting firms run data centers to host and maintain the equipment and networks for Web sites. But many also offer other services, such as maintaining databases and application services. Only a few years ago, in the midst of the Web's explosive growth, hosting companies were being told they couldn't build data centers fast enough. In 1999, Forrester Research was predicting the market would reach $14.6 billion by the end of 2003, up from the $2 billion in business done that year.