Kasenna announced Monday that it raised a $22 million second round of financing led by new investor Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein with contributions from other new investors such as The Entrepreneurs' Fund, CIR Ventures and Sun Microsystems. Investors in the recent round that also pitched in for Kasenna's $13.6 million first round in January 2000 are SGI, U.S. Venture Partners and Alloy Ventures. Kasenna makes video-on-demand software that manages, distributes and delivers video over IP (Internet protocol), cable and wireless networks. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company plans to use the new funding to further develop and market its software.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, For a monthly fee, consumers will be able to walk into designated locations using Wi-Fi and log on, The same registration information people use to access EarthLink's network will be needed to log on to the Wi-Fi network, Analyst Aaron Vance of Synergy Research translucent protective case for iphone x Group said many Internet providers want to sell Wi-Fi services but have been waiting for larger Internet providers such as EarthLink or America Online to make the first move before jumping in themselves..
"This is what people have been waiting for: stronger backing by service providers," he said. "The real traction is when major carriers like EarthLink or MSN come onboard.". EarthLink Vice President Brent Cobb believes one thing standing in the way is the relatively high cost of using unlimited Wi-Fi service, though most DSL customers are used to a high cost. EarthLink plans to offer various subscriptions. The most expensive is $74.95 for unlimited access every month to any of the networks sprinkled throughout the country.
"The price of data has not come down," he said, "It's still in the upwards of $100 per month range, These price points are going to have to come down.", Aside from ISPs, cell phone service providers are also embracing Wi-Fi, VoiceStream Wireless owns a Wi-Fi network that services hundreds of Starbucks locations, Most major carriers say they will add Wi-Fi into their stable of offerings, Boingo behind the scenesEarthLink has added translucent protective case for iphone x the service by partnering with Boingo Wireless, Both companies were founded by Sky Dayton..
The agreement calls for EarthLink to resell the Boingo service but under its own brand name. EarthLink customers will be using the Wi-Fi networks that Boingo had already set up in 650 locations across the country; users who sign up for EarthLink's Wireles High-Speed plan will get software that finds these locations for them. The pricing is based on the way Boingo charges its customers, Cobb said. Aside from unlimited monthly access, Boingo charges for access in 24-hour chunks, during which someone can log on and off as many times as they want. A package of 10 "day connects" costs $25. A "day pass" costs $8.