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Whistler Cable uses Wi-Fi as weapon in turf war against cable competitors

News | 10/07/2003 4:00 am EDT

Whistler Cable says wireless Internet access is a key weapon in fighting off the encroachment of competitors in the hotel market. The British Columbia-based small cable operator has built out a wireless network in the resort town in a move to fend off a potential loss in market share to competitors looking to wire up local hotels for Internet access in exchange for the in-room cable entertainment business.

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