The success of the iPhone has proven that dual mode devices are ready. As I blogged last month, the iPhone demonstrates that dual mode access is no longer kludgy. Try using the iPhone on a Wi-Fi connection. If that experience doesn't prove just how cool dual mode can be, then nothing will.
Heck, even RIM is preparing to launch a dual mode BlackBerry. I think that's a sign that the business market is ready. And based on a recent panel I moderated, I can tell you that many many IT managers are eager for dual mode smartphones.
What do you think? Is dual mode access still just hype? Or is it ready for primetime?