Martin Varsavsky is the CEO and Founder of FON and of about a dozen or more other companies at http://english.martinvarsavsky.net
In this interview, I ask him not only about his cool new PeekFON device with Free PanEuropean GPRS Roaming, also about the current and future plans for FON WiFi roaming for the world, about firmware updates for Fonera 2.0n that I reviewed here, how we could expect more roaming agreements to be added with more ISPs in the future to create one big worldwide standard for WiFi authentication and roaming, Fem2Cell technology in upcoming Fem2Fonera and even prospects for White Spaces, WiMax and 4G technology in FON routers.
- Fon To Distribute Peek In Europe For €99 A Pop (techcrunch.com)
[…] lucky to meet and video interview cool people like Kevin Marks (ex-Googler now at British Telecom), Martin Varsavsky (founder of FON), Chris Pirillo, Robert Scoble, Michael Arrington (founder of Techcrunch) and Marc […]
[…] The next phase of Android means consumers will have choices such as the Archos 28 Internet Tablet at $99, no contracts needed, to do SIP/VOIP/Skype calls on WiFi-only, and depending on the region of the world, there are sub-$20/month even sub-$10/month data SIM cards that will be used to get Data-only experiences of Android. White Spaces could also provide for worldwide free wireless broadband for these devices if setup using the http://fon.com model. […]