Word has it that Amazon may be jumping on the wireless Internet service bandwagon. According to Bloomberg, sources familiar with the matter say that the e-commerce giant is testing a new spectrum wireless network in Cupertino, Calif.
The rumored Amazon network would reportedly be controlled by satellite communications company Globalstar, according to Bloomberg. Globalstar is said to be looking to switch 80 percent of its spectrum to terrestrial use; this means the wireless network could hold more traffic and drive faster speeds than conventional Wi-Fi.
If Amazon ran its own wireless network, it would give the company a chance to … Read more