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20th October, 2014 - 12:50 pm (0 Comments)

Commuters travelling on Virgin Trains in the United Kingdom look set to benefit from faster on-board WiFi wireless Internet connectivity after Nomad Digital announced a new deal to deploy a fleet-wide upgrade on 76 of the operators (56 Pendolinos and 20 Super Voyager) trains.

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17th October, 2014 - 3:09 am (1 Comment)

A new study of 8,556 employed adults across 25 countries, which was conducted by the Canadian division of online travel giant Expedia, has found that travellers increasingly prioritise WiFi accessibility. Some 56% of travellers worldwide said that WiFi availability and pricing impact their purchasing decision when booking travel or hotels.


14th October, 2014 - 1:46 pm (0 Comments)

The Gloucester City Council is currently developing a plan to upgrade their existing CCTV infrastructure, which will include support for supplying a free public WiFi wireless Internet network in the city centre.

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14th October, 2014 - 1:00 pm (4 Comments)

The joint £94m BT and Connecting Devon and Somerset project in England has successfully used a “pioneering new” 4 kilometre microwave radio link to help supply capacity for an FTTC (up to 80Mbps) equipped Street Cabinet in the remote Devon village of Northlew, which would have otherwise required the installation of an expensive fibre optic cable.


13th October, 2014 - 4:19 pm (0 Comments)

The ITS Technology Group has promised to continue support for the long-running Digital Teesdale service, which supplies wireless broadband Internet access to premises in rural parts of the Teesdale valley that resides on the east side of the Pennines in England.

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13th October, 2014 - 2:24 pm (5 Comments)

Samsung are next year aiming to become one of the first companies to commercialise the potential of last year’s officially approved 802.11ad standard for WiFi wireless networking, which could eventually deliver speeds of up to 7 Gigabits per second (Gbps) using the unlicensed 60GHz (57-66GHz) radio spectrum band.


10th October, 2014 - 8:57 am (0 Comments)

The communications regulator has today issued a brief update covering the on-going trials of White Space (IEEE 802.22) wireless technology, which among other things can intelligently harness the unused spectrum gaps that exist between Digital Terrestrial TV (DTV) channels in order to deliver broadband services over a wide area.

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9th October, 2014 - 12:51 pm (0 Comments)

UK Broadband Ltd (PCCW), which is the parent of London-based wireless broadband ISP Relish, has officially been granted an indefinite extension to its spectrum licence for use of 40MHz in the 3.4GHz band that is being used to help deliver 4G (LTE) based fixed wireless and mobile broadband services.


7th October, 2014 - 8:08 am (1 Comment)

Sadly not all hotels offer a WiFi Internet service and some even charge excessive amounts for access, although in most of these cases it’s often possible to get your computer online by using a Smartphone to setup a personal WiFi hotspot via a Mobile Broadband link (3G, 4G). At least it is unless your hotel decides to deliberately block personal WiFi.

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6th October, 2014 - 8:20 am (1 Comment)

BT has denied that its plans to launch a new consumer focused 4G mobile service, which will also harness the capabilities of their existing WiFi hotspots, are at risk of delay due to a series of technical challenges with getting the new network to function properly.

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30th September, 2014 - 8:20 am (0 Comments)

The potential security risks of accessing a public WiFi hotspot are nothing new and yet a new F-Secure study of consumers in London has discovered that many users are continuing to connect themselves, without first checking the hotspots validity, to so-called “poisoned” wireless Internet access points (designed to steal your data).

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18th September, 2014 - 8:41 am (0 Comments)

Travellers looking to fly with Virgin Atlantic may be pleased to learn that Richard Branson’s airline has become the first European carrier to deploy Gogo’s new in-flight connectivity technology (2Ku), which uses a mix of ground and space (satellite) based stations to deliver on-board Internet access speeds of up to 70Mbps over a local WiFi network.

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16th September, 2014 - 1:38 pm (1 Comment)

Residents of Llanidloes in Powys (Wales), which is a small town that’s home to around 3,000 people, can now benefit after local ISP PCQ Solutions made a free public WiFi hotspot service available in the area and it could soon arrive in similarly sized towns across the United Kingdom.

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15th September, 2014 - 3:07 pm (1 Comment)

People travelling on the South West Trains service in England, specifically those who use the main line route from London Waterloo to Weymouth and Portsmouth, will from today be able to make use of a new on-board FREE wireless Internet (WiFi Hotspot) service, just so long as it’s one of the operators Class 444 Desiro electric trains.

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