For the last year WebTV creator Steve Perlman has been trying to convince a skeptical wireless industry that his most recent startup Artemis Networks has developed an LTE technology that solves the mobile data capacity crunch, and now he aims to prove it. Artemis is building a network using its pCell LTE technology that will cover most of San Francisco using Dish Network’s spectrum.
[company]Dish[/company] is leasing the PCS spectrum it acquired at auction last year to Artemis so it can install its transmitters on San Francisco rooftops by wireless ISP Webpass. Once it’s complete, which according to Perlman could be a soon as this fall, it will sell unlimited 4G data and voice-over-LTE plans to consumers via a SIM card that they can plug into any iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as well as select Android handsets.
Artemis’s ultimate goal though isn’t to become a full-fledged…
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