Stories by James Ledbetter

  • Wireless secrets and lies

    While Americans look to cable modems and DSL to fulfill their broadband fantasies, Europeans want bandwidth for their mobile phones. The Continent's major telecom players have spent the last few years wandering in a financial desert, searching for an elusive oasis they are convinced will revive them. That oasis is the wireless Internet, specifically in the form of the multimedia and much-anticipated 3G, or third-generation, mobile phones.