Fancy new cell phones might allow users to access the Internet, 2000

The telecommunications industry is betting billions of dollars that people are ready to start surfing the internet on their phones. Soon Canadians might be able to pay their cable television bill on their own mobile phones.

David Ticoll, an author and consultant, believed that the rolling out of wireless access would help the internet achieve its full potential as the year 2000 heads to a close.

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