Automatic Wi-Fi roam, signup and billing via SIM card to be tested

Kenny Hemphill wrote an interesting post today on
Here’s a quick excerpt
Like cellular data but without the cell network
Thirty-seven communications companies around the world have signed up to trial Hotspot 2 Wi-Fi roaming – and billing – using commercially available routers later this year, it has been announced. Hotspot 2 tech allows a mobile handset (or tablet, or ereader) to automatically detect, connect to and register with a Wi-Fi base station. But while Hotspot 2 has the potential to be more disruptive than Wi-Fi was, the disruption may already have started.…

Read the rest of this great post here