Good news for all the Fonero’s out there. FON has raised $13 million in another round of funding. They plan to use the money for R&D and to grow their network. I’ve missed the last couple of rounds of free routers they’ve given out, but I’ll be keeping a close watch on their blog, maybe I can get pick one up to play with.
FON have a great concept. They aim is to build the biggest WiFi network in the world by recruiting people all over the globe and getting them to share some of their bandwidth. In return they are promise free WiFi wherver they find a FON hotspot. With thousands of hotspots all around the world, there’s bound to be some milage in it. Check it out