Nortel Networks Ltd. is working with British Telecom and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to plan trials of a public WLAN architecture. Nortel said the architecture will expand network service areas while reducing operating costs. During evaluation at MITs Cambridge campus, students, staff and visitors will be able to connect to the Internet from any location with any device. The company expects the MIT trial and the proposed trials with BT to be completed by early 2004.
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