Toshiba, Accenture to Offer Hot Spots
By 2003 the companies hope to have launched up to 10,000 wireless LAN hot spots throughout North America.Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. on Tuesday announced plans to join with Accenture Ltd. to offer wireless LAN "hot spot" services throughout North America. By 2003 the companies hope to have launched up to 10,000 hot spots, which are public places where customers pay for wireless access to the Internet.
Toshiba is providing the hardware to potential operators, while Accenture will be handling the support functions, such as billing and help desk support, said officials at Toshiba, in Irvine, Calif.
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