MobileStar's dead.

They are the company that does wireless service at StarBuck's.

Nate Carlson <natecars at>   | Phone : (952)943-8700                | Fax   : (952)943-8500

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Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 11:47:36 -0500
From: Jim Thompson <jim at>
To: "terry at" <terry at>
Cc: "nycwireless at" <nycwireless at>,
     "wireless at" <wireless at>,
     "wireless at" <wireless at>,
     "pud at" <pud at>
Subject: Re: [nycwireless] MobileStar - Fucked Company Rumor

Its true, they shut the doors, and laid everyone off yesterday.

I confirmed the rumor around 9am this morning by calling Kliesner's
former "executive" assistant vis cell phone.


> From:
> Shooting star
> Rumor has it wireless broadband company MobileStar laid everyone off today.
> Apparently the Nextel (to buy them) deal fell through. No severance, no
> nothing. Apparently these were the people wiring all the Starbucks with
> wireless Internet where you could just come in with your laptop and be
> online. Actually a cool idea... (in fact, i'm using a Linksys wireless card
> to write this right now in the bathroom as i am taking a dump. it's true!)
> When: 10/10/2001
> Company: MobileStar
> Severity: 100 - new hall of fame inductee!
> Points: 200
> 9 comments in the Happy Fun Slander Corner!
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