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Amazon's wireless testing said to be for a private Wi-Fi network

0. phoneArena 23 Aug 2013, 13:12 posted on

Early on Friday, we passed along some information about some testing conducted by Amazon for what appeared to be a wireless network; certainly it would make sense for Amazon to offer a wireless network to Amazon Kindle Fire customers the same way it sells buyers of those tablets additional cloud based storage, apps and content...

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posted on 23 Aug 2013, 14:23

1. rallyguy (Posts: 533; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)


Hmm I think it's an uphill battle. I'm not sure the customer base is there either. Amazon is betting that people will want to buy content while they are mobile. Since while at home, hotel, airport, fast food restaurants and many other places offer free wifi. This would give connectivity while they are moving between these places. Can't while your driving. Maybe while on a bus. If they are investing the money in this I'm sure they have done the marketing to support their investment. Unless this is something they are just throwing a few dollars at and seeing what comes up.

posted on 23 Aug 2013, 14:53

2. androiphone20 (Posts: 1399; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


Amazon might really have something here if this whole idea works it might be a good investment for Amazon

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