Talk:Microsoft Broadband Networking

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Needs beefing up[edit]

...discontinued in 2004 for unknown reasons.

Well presumably someone at Microsoft knew their reason? :-) The usual one would be that profits were not high enough. Will try to add sources and info from them. W Nowicki (talk) 21:32, 27 June 2011 (UTC)

I found an interview with Todd Greenberg. He was the lead product manager for MBN. http://www.activewin.com/interviews/microsoft/34.shtml Cfj2222 (talk) 22:26, 27 June 2011 (UTC)

Thanks, added that while I was here. W Nowicki (talk) 23:47, 27 June 2011 (UTC)

Thanks![edit]

I'll see what I can dig up too. I appreciate the help. It helps to have the perspective of someone else on something like this! I was kind of shocked when I went to Wikipedia and Microsoft's WiFi routers were nowhere to be seen! I was going to add box art from the base stations, but I was too uncomfortable dealing with the copyright issues involved. Cfj2222 (talk) 22:17, 27 June 2011 (UTC)

Not sure that will fly with a fair use justification. You do not have a box to take a picture of? The line seemed to only exist for a couple years, but did get press coverage and seemed to have some some for a while. W Nowicki (talk) 23:47, 27 June 2011 (UTC)
There were actually two box art designs. One was mostly white for the 802.11b devices and one was mostly orange for the 802.11g devices. I don't own the boxes to either of these, unfortunately. I wonder if someone can find a couple somewhere and upload some images? Cfj2222 (talk) 19:26, 29 June 2011 (UTC)