eBook Wars: Amazon/Sprint vs. Barnes & Noble/AT&T – Fight!

After reading through Barnes & Noble’s ebook reader announcement, I asked…

Is Barnes & Noble’s Plastic Logic eBook Reader a Kindle Killer or a Last Gasp Strategy?

…and like many people wondered if it would have a 3G connection like Amazon’s Kindle. Now, we learn from the Wall Street Journal that…

AT&T to Power Upcoming E-Reader

So, the battle line is drawn between the B&N/AT&T and Amazon/Sprint. The choice now becomes easy for me. Since I don’t get decent AT&T reception while Sprint’s is quite good here, Amazon’s Kindle is the clear winner over the Barnes & Noble-Plastic Logic-AT&T combination. In fact, AT&T’s network has been out of service for many of us in my area for nearly 24 hours now. And, they’re saying it may be down well into a second day. This is not the kind of thing that fosters confidence in their network.