Unfortunately, since the band is already open for use in the United States, Japan and Europe and more than 50 manufacturers make products that operate in these bands, it might be a bit late to address these concerns. Oh dear.

The other factor to consider is that the Wireless Lan market is set to soar, reports VNUnet. Analyst are predicting sales growth of more than 60 per cent through to 2006.

Furthermore, CNET reported this week that Cisco Systems is to share key technology at no cost with chipmakers and computer companies to help drive the use of wireless networks within corporations.