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Virgin Media Ireland launches wifi service for businesses

‘Fast, reliable wifi’ priced from €30 a month Virgin Media Ireland has launched a wifi service for Irish businesses, which it says will boost local economies and benefit both companies and their customers. Virgin Wifi was unveiled at the Irish Maritime Festival in Drogheda, an event sponsored by the cable company. Businesses can access “fast, reliable wifi” for their businesses from €30…

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WiFi4EU initiative: how will it work?

European citizens will soon benefit from the WiFi4EU initiative which supports installing free public Wi-Fi hotspots in local communities across the EU: in public squares, town halls, parks, libraries, and other public spaces. On 29 May, the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a political agreement on the WiFi4EU initiative and its funding. According to the agreement, the…

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Qualcomm Extends Benefits of 802.11ad Wi-Fi to Enterprises and Outdoor Environments

Leading Enterprise OEMs, Including MikroTik, Leverage Advanced 802.11ad Wi-Fi Technology from Qualcomm to Improve Enterprise Wi-Fi Connectivity Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced today that it is bringing the benefits of its 802.11ad Wi-Fi technology to a variety of enterprise and outdoor environments.  Qualcomm Technologies’ 802.11ad solutions already provide multi-gigabit wireless connectivity for laptops,…

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EU reaches deal on EUR 120 mln worth ‘WiFi4EU’ for public free Wi-Fi services

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached tonight a political agreement on the WiFi4EU initiative and its funding which supports installing free public Wi-Fi hotspots in local communities across the EU: in public squares, piazzas, parks, hospitals and other public spaces. As stated by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the WiFi4EU initiative will contribute to the vision of having…

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Fon, the World’s Leading Carrier WiFi Provider, Highlights the 7 Key Points That Will Define the Future of WiFi

Fon, the world’s leading carrier WiFi provider, has analyzed the future of WiFi and has concluded that WiFi must be an integrated and customer-centric technology. Since its birth in 1985, the WiFi industry has grown exponentially. Although originally designed to replace Ethernet cables in local computer networks, nowadays WiFi’s use is ubiquitous. Alex Puregger, CEO at Fon, highlights seven key…

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Best And Worst Countries For Wi-Fi Access

The Internet has not spread around the globe equally. Just as each country has its own economic policy, each one’s relationship with technology also affects how it stands in comparison to neighboring nations, Ooma reports When navigating the globe’s public Wi-Fi hotspots, high-speed Internet is not always easy to come by. The top 20 countries for Wi-Fi are mostly in…

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Devicescape Brings Wi-Fi Revenue Generation To Operators

High value proximity marketing service monetizes public Wi-Fi through precisely targeted subscriber engagement Devicescape today announced a proximity marketing service which enables mobile operators to harness its huge Curated Virtual Network (CVN) of shared Wi-Fi to drive direct, incremental revenues. Devicescape Engage employs the CVN to establish consumers’ presence in popular and high-footfall destinations and trigger the delivery of targeted…

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The Latest Mobile Makeover: Why and How Unlimited Data Plans Have Re-emerged

Globally, mobile data usage and traffic are on the rise. As a result, mobile network operators (MNOs) are adjusting their offers and billing structures to accommodate user behaviors. More than a quarter of plans tracked in the third quarter of 2016 had allowances of 10 Gigabytes and above according to Ovum Informa Telecoms and Media. At the same time, Ovum…

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WiFi Master Key App Adds 100 Million Users in 3 Months, Now Surges Past 900 Million Users

On 29 June 2016, WiFi Master Key (https://goo.gl/psLDsg), a free mobile app to grant Internet access, has grown to more than 900 million users, and 520 million monthly active users globally — adding its latest 100 million in three months. To date, not more than 10 apps have passed the 900 million users milestone. Apps surpassing this milestone besides WiFi…

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5 Considerations Before Ordering WiFi For Your Business

Providing fast and reliable WiFi may be one of the most important technology investments you will make for your business. However; before ordering WiFi service, you must first assess how it will be used. Having an idea of what your company’s daily WiFi activity will look like, and understanding the goals you aim to achieve with WiFi, will help narrow…

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