New Wi-Fi has a range of 62 miles. Yes, really.
Once upon a time Wi-FI could barely reach from one end of your house to the other. Pundits scoffed at the idea that the Internet could ever live in cars since traveling down the road meant an endless succession of somebody else’s (closed) Wi-Fi networks. Then folks realized that you could bring the Internet into the car with you, thanks to the 3G (or better) device in your pocket that you also occasionally used for making calls. Yeah, they said, but that’s clunky and awkward