Try, Try, Try Again: Will Ad-Funded Mobile Ever Work?

Say hello to Samba, a new service that launched in Britain this week that wants to give its customers access to fast mobile broadband for free.

Free? Yes, free.

The proposition is enticing: once users have bought an inexpensive Samba SIM card and perhaps a dongle too, they can get their 3G data for nothing.

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