Thanks to the iPhone, Fon finds its sweet spot in Japan

Fon may have launched in Madrid, but lately the company taking on a very Japanese flavor. According to the company, which pioneered the concept of a global community Wi-Fi network, 1 million or a full one-sixth of its global access points now reside in Japan.

Exclusive: SpiderCloud lands NEC contract to build private 3G networks

SpiderCloud Wireless just closed a big $35 million funding round, but it’s about to reveal a deal arguably of much bigger importance. On Thursday, SpiderCloud will announce a new contract with NEC to supply its enterprise small cell technology to carriers around the world.