Fon

Crowdsourced WiFi Network Fon Picks Up $14M Led By Qualcomm, Adds Facebook Integration

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.fon.com">Fon</a>, a free "crowdsourced" WiFi network that is created out of people sharing a portion of their private WiFi connections, is today announcing another

Crowdsourced Wi-Fi Hotspot Provider Fon Partners With Deutsche Telekom To “Blanket” Germany With 2.5M+ Hotspots By 2016

Fon, the crowdsourced wi-fi hotspot provider that uses technology allowing people to securely share their home broadband connections, has announced a partnership with German telco Deutsche Telekom to

Crowdsourced Wi-Fi Network Fon Passes 5 Million Hotspots Worldwide

When serial entrepreneur Martin Varsavky launched <a href="http://corp.fon.com/en">Fon</a> in late 2005, his goal was to blanket the world with easily-accessible, crowdsourced Wi-Fi. While the service

Saul Klein’s List Of Europe’s Next Billion-Dollar Tech Companies

Where will the next billion-dollar startups come from? The tech world and most VCs tend to be parochial, looking at Silicon Valley, maybe New York, and a few other hot markets like <a href="https://b

Fon ended 2010 with 3.35 million WiFi hotspots, €28 million in revenues

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/fon.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/fon">Fon</a>, the <a href="http://corp.fon.com/en">WiFi network company

Fon Ended 2010 With 3.35 Million WiFi Hotspots, €28 Million In Revenues

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/fon.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/fon">Fon</a>, the <a href="http://corp.fon.com/en">WiFi network company

BT hits 2 million hotspots thanks to its crowdsourced WiFi network

<img alt="" src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0005/4369/54369v1-max-250x250.jpg" title="BT" class="shot" width="87" height="42" />BT has announced that its UK WiFi network now boast

Fon reaches 2.5m hotspots worldwide, CEO says rise of smartphones saved them

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/fon.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/fon">Fon</a>, the company with a fairly simple but extremely bold and to

Fon Reaches 2.5M Hotspots Worldwide, Says Rise Of Smartphones Saved Them

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/fon.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/fon">Fon</a>, the company with a fairly simple but extremely bold and to

Fon To Distribute Peek In Europe For €99 A Pop

<img src="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/peek-135x200.png" width="135" height="200" />Simple communication gadget <a href="http://www.getpeek.com/">Peek</a> is making its wa

Peek Email Device May Find Life In Europe: The PeekFON

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/getpeek-198x200.jpg" width="198" height="200" />The U.S. press <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/09/18/review-peek-e-mail-device/">hasn'

Don't look now, but the Fonera2n router is now available

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/fonera2n.jpg" />The Fonera name doesn't really mean much here in the U S of A, but it's a little more popular in Europe. (I know I occasi

Fonera+ gets upgraded to 2.0, adds built-in torrent download and upload services, other goodies

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/getfile.gif" />As you recall <a HREF="http://www.fon.com/en/promos/fonera2">Fon makes wireless routers</a> for sharing. You install the F

PSP now on FON Wi-Fi

PSP fanboys, take note. Starting today, your little Sony buddy can hop on any of the FON Wi-Fi spots. Details aren’t exactly clear as if full internet will be available or if it is just going to

Can FON create a worldwide, wireless Internet?

Ready for worldwide, wireless Internet access? Keep dreaming! You remember FON, right? There’s a small piece in the International Herald Tribune that tries to explain why the hippie-sounding ser

Fon Raises Another $9.5 Million In C Round

Fon, the Spanish startup that wants to bring free WiFi across the planet, just raised $9.5 million (six million Euros) in a C round led by Coral Capital Management. Also investing was British Telecom

Twitxr – Like Twitter, With Pictures. Yeah, It's Photoblogging.

FON (better known for building a WiFi community) launched Twitxr today through their FON Labs group. Basically, it’s Twitter but allows picture uploads when sending a message (which makes it par

Fon Wants Residents of San Francisco's Castro District to Share Their Wi-Fi

“Give to receive” is the mantra of a new initiative by Spanish startup Fon to bring “free” Wi-Fi to the residents of San Francisco’s Castro District. The plan is the same

Fon, BT create world's largest Wi-Fi network

Did anyone else get a free FON router a few months back? I did and it’s a piece of turd. Mine was constantly cutting in and out and the router started warping from the heat. I think it’s a dumb id

Telecom Incest: The Fon-BT Deal Sounds Screwy

On closer inspection, today’s deal between Fon and British Telecom sounds like it could be a costly one for Fon and its investors. GigaOm is suggesting that Fon may have agreed to pay $8 to $10
Load More