What do you think about the "cloudification" of mobile?

Michael Thomas mike at mtcc.com
Tue Jan 25 19:56:36 UTC 2022

On 1/25/22 11:44 AM, Matthew Petach wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2022 at 10:11 AM Michael Thomas <mike at mtcc.com> wrote:
>     [...]
>     Since everybody has their own wifi it seems that federating all of
>     them
>     for pretty good coverage by a provider and charging a nominal fee to
>     manage it would suit a lot of people needs. It doesn't need expensive
>     spectrum and the real estate is "free". Basically a federation of
>     "guestnets".
>     Mike
> Which is pretty much what Xfinity is already offering
> to their subscribers; use your xfinity login to get onto
> the wifi access points of other xfinity users all around
> the country, relatively seamlessly.
> I'm sure other networks that provide their own CPE are
> likely to follow suit as well.
What I was thinking of is more of "over the top" where I don't need to 
be an Xfinity customer (lot least of which is that I can't).

It does seems that providing the CPE is inevitable though, but for a lot 
of people that's feature not a bug.

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