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Consumers Spurn BT Wi-Fi Phones

The BT Fusion, which routes calls off cell networks and onto DSL, has failed to find an enthusiastic audience despite widespread marketing

BT has reportedly abandoned, for the moment, attempts to market its dual-mode wi-fi handsets to consumers, despite the relative success of the device among business customers

According to an article in The Daily Telegraph newspaper, the BT Fusion phones—which route calls off the cellular network and onto DSL-based connections where available—have found just 45,000 takers in the consumer sector, despite widespread marketing.