Mossberg Blesses Web Video, Bashes Broadband Before iPhone Tease

Wall Street Journal technology columnist Walt Mossberg, or "Uncle Walt" to his fans, last week declared that the web is becoming a video medium. However, he went on to bash existing U.S. broadband networks as compared to the rest of the world, deeming it a problem for delivering video over the Internet.  The comments, made during an executive summit held by Beet.tv last week, were overshadowed by the noted curmudgeon stating that the Apple iPhone will be "3G in 60 days."

For more:
- Read the News.com blog post here.
- "The Web is Becoming a Video Medium," Declares Walt Mossberg here.
- Watch Uncle Walt's DSL comments on beet.tv

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