Ethernetricity? Linksys said Tuesday (press release) that it is offering two new access points aimed at small businesses that support power-over-Ethernet (POE). POE provides the power for access points and other equipment without the need to plug them in to standard electrical outlets. It enables use of wireless LAN equipment in hard-to-reach places. An indoor version will cost around $250, and outdoor one, $450.
Gee. I guess this is like when a telephone supports “power-over-Telephone-line” (but has it ever been called POTL?).