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Article Archive for Category Tag: Wireless Internet

 
wifi_hotspot_zone

1st July, 2016 - 10:46 am (1 Comment)

The quality and performance of home WiFi wireless networks has improved dramatically over the past few years and now a new update to the current standard (802.11ac), which adds wider channel bandwidth, an extra spatial stream and MU-MIMO technology, should boost it yet again.

wireless_radio_spectrum_mast

29th June, 2016 - 1:35 pm (5 Comments)

Fixed wireless ISP Airband, which last year won a £4.6m contract to deploy superfast broadband to 5,800 premises across the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks in England (here), has today officially launched its new wholesale platform that gives rival ISPs access to use their network.

wifi_internet_security

29th June, 2016 - 9:06 am (0 Comments)

Can you honestly tell if a public WiFi network is secure or not? It may be better to assume that none of them are. A new survey from Internet security giant Norton (Symantec) has revealed that 61% of consumers believe their personal information is safe when using such a network.

coffee_con_prank

23rd June, 2016 - 1:45 pm (1 Comment)

Relish (UK Broadband Ltd.), which operates a superfast 4G based fixed wireless broadband network in Central London, has today attempted to highlight how some ISPs will sneak price hikes into your contract terms and they’ve done it by comically tricking unsuspecting coffee lovers.

dundee_city_quay

23rd June, 2016 - 8:16 am (5 Comments)

Residents and businesses in the south side of Dundee City (Scotland), including the City Quay area and Dundee Airport business park, can now access symmetric broadband speeds of up to 100Mbps via a new ISP called Fibrecast. Despite the name it’s actually a wireless provider.

boundless_networks

22nd June, 2016 - 9:54 am (1 Comment)

Fixed wireless broadband ISP LN Communications (aka – ILoveBroadband), which had been serving homes and businesses around rural Yorkshire and Lancashire in England, has over the past few months quietly vanished after they were merged into Boundless Networks.

xln_wi-fi

21st June, 2016 - 9:00 am (0 Comments)

Internet provider XLN Telecom has announced that they intend to put free public WiFi on “every British high street” (i.e. they’ll have a presence on every high street, albeit not 100% coverage), but they’ll start by initially only providing it via 15,000 of their small business customers (at no extra cost).

billy_garrett

20th June, 2016 - 9:45 am (0 Comments)

We’d just like to take a moment to bid farewell to Billy Garrett, co-founder of wireless ISP Beeline Broadband that serves the Newton-on-Rawcliffe village and surrounding areas in North Yorkshire (England), who passed away recently.

wifi wireless internet access

15th June, 2016 - 5:14 pm (1 Comment)

Social networking giant Twitter has teamed up with Wifi metropolis to offer 4 hours for free public WiFi hotspot access at St Pancras International Railway Station in London (normally only the first 10 minutes are free).

wifi_hotspot_free_internet

15th June, 2016 - 1:15 pm (8 Comments)

Getting online between 22nd June and 22nd July 2016 could briefly become easier in the United Kingdom after FON confirmed that it had teamed up with BT to provide free public WiFi hotspot access, which is in honour of the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s (WBA) first World WiFi Day. But there’s a catch.

swindon_wireless_mast_ukb_networks

6th June, 2016 - 11:22 am (0 Comments)

The Superfast Swindon project in Wiltshire (England), which last month revealed the initial roll-out areas for UKB Networks controversial new 4G fixed wireless superfast broadband service (details), has now confirmed the first supporting ISPs and package prices for local residents.

virgin media 2014 uk logo

3rd June, 2016 - 1:17 pm (5 Comments)

The already complicated situation in North Swindon (Wiltshire, England) just became even more interesting after Virgin Media appeared to indicate that its ultrafast (up to 300Mbps) cable and fibre optic broadband network would also be expanding into additional parts of the area.

bwifi

26th May, 2016 - 10:50 am (1 Comment)

The broadband woes expressed by residents of Rotherhithe in south east London are nothing new (example), but a new wireless provider called BWiFi has recently popped up in the area and is promising download speeds of up to 50-75Mbps (Megabits per second).

solway communications uk

25th May, 2016 - 2:07 pm (5 Comments)

The Hayton Parish Council in Cumbria has criticised local wireless ISP Solway Communications after the provider allegedly failed to honour a pledge to withdraw its claim on a number of postcodes in the Parish, which has prevented Openreach (BT) from building a new “fibre broadband” (FTTC) cabinet in the area.

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