Tod Maffin writes: "Canada’s major cellular providers (competitors, remember) have just joined forces to create a single Wi-Fi network across the country. They plan to have more than 500 new hotspot locations. ¶ This represents the broadest inter-carrier undertaking of its kind in North America, and allows for cross-Canada roaming between carrier-run hotspots under a common brand. ...¶... The strongest thing radio has going for it is that its signal can be heard nearly everywhere. People turn to radio because they know when they go out for their jog in the morning, they can pretty always much get a signal. ¶ Now, there is serious competition in that arena. Once 802.16 gets implemented, this Wi-Fi network will be uniquely positioned to compete directly with radio’s terrestrial signal. ..." Link: i love radio.org.