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vispa uk isp

27th April, 2012 (5 Comments)

Cheshire-based Internet provider Vispa has confirmed that their superfast wireless broadband service (wifi), which recently delivered speeds of up to 100Mbps into parts of Manchester (here), will soon be available to order in two large civil parish villages of Burtonwood and Winwick (Warrington, England).

yorkshire uk county map

27th April, 2012 (4 Comments)

Several isolated rural villages in North Yorkshire (England, UK), including Darley, Appletreewick and Blubberhouses (possibly the best village name we’ve ever seen), will today celebrate the launch of a new community broadband wireless network (wifi) at the local Darley Memorial Hall (11am – 12 noon).

exwavia wales uk

17th April, 2012 (10 Comments)

Wales focused ISP Exwavia, which uses wireless networking (wifi) to deploy faster broadband into isolated rural areas, has announced that it plans to turn Montgomeryshire into the “fastest rural broadband region in the UK“. At the same time their related service coverage in the Cefn Coch and Adfa areas (near Welshpool, Powys) has also been extended to connect 80 properties.

wireless internet

10th April, 2012 (0 Comments)

New Strategy Analytics research has revealed that the UK and South Korea dominate the world for home wi-fi network penetration. Some 80.3% of households in SK have wifi networks, which falls to 73.3% for the UK. Overall 25% (439 Million) of households worldwide now have a home wifi network and adoption continues to climb.

wifi wireless internet access

5th April, 2012 (0 Comments)

Analyst firm comScore has revealed that 13% of iOS (Apple iPhone) and 43% of Android based Smartphone owners in the UK use only Mobile Broadband connectivity to go online, which rises to 87% and 57% respectively when both mobile and WiFi connectivity are used. Interestingly Three UK is the most popular network for mobile-only (3G) internet access, while Vodafone comes top when mobile and WiFi use is combined.

sky broadband uk

4th April, 2012 (6 Comments)

Sky Broadband (BSkyB) has today confirmed the much anticipated mid-April 2012 launch of its free wireless internet (wifi) service, which will be available to the ISPs existing SkyBroadband Unlimited, Sky Fibre Unlimited (due to launch next week) and Sky Connect customers from over 10,000 Hotspots across the UK.

o2 uk

3rd April, 2012 (0 Comments)

Mobile operator O2 UK (Telefonica) has today signed a new 5 year deal to deliver free wireless internet (wifi hotspot) services to McDonald’s 1,200 strong chain of fast food restaurants in the UK by summer 2012 (i.e. the London Olympic Games).

wireless internet

28th March, 2012 (0 Comments)

The business division of UK cable operator Virgin Media (VirginMedia Business) has surveyed 5,000 business owners from companies with 100+ employees and discovered that 21% “needed” more wireless internet access in stores in order to provide “innovative sales offers and marketing promotions” to customers.

wifi wireless internet access

26th March, 2012 (0 Comments)

Public UK WiFi Hotspot operator The Cloud, a BSkyB company, has confirmed that it will bring free wireless internet access to all 56 of London’s Overground stations (suburban rail network), with the first 12 going live by the end of 2012.

c4l uk isp logo

15th March, 2012 (2 Comments)

Business ISP C4L, which is based around Poole and Bournemouth on the south coast of England UK, has announced that its existing superfast wireless broadband service is being extended to rural homes and businesses on the Isle of Wight.

virgin media uk

15th March, 2012 (0 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has won the contract to provide free public wireless internet access (WiFi) at up to 120 tube station platforms in London for “zero cost to the fare or taxpayer“. The “unlimited” service will also deliver live TfL travel information.

internet central uk logo

14th March, 2012 (1 Comment)

UK ISP Internet Central (IC) has launched a new superfast wireless (WiFi) broadband service called IC-air, which offers download speeds of up to 40Mbps (Megabits per second) to homes and businesses in the North Staffordshire and South Cheshire areas.

wireless internet

14th March, 2012 (0 Comments)

The Cloud (BSkyB), a public UK WiFi Hotspot operator, has announced that the popular Marks and Spencer (M&S) high street retail chain has begun trials of a free wireless internet service across 10 of its stores.

metronet uk logo

14th March, 2012 (0 Comments)

ISP Metronet UK has announced that its next generation fibre optic and wireless broadband network has been expanded to cover businesses in Crewe (Cheshire) and the surrounding area.

uk region map

14th March, 2012 (5 Comments)

The governments Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) office, which wants 90% of people to be within reach of a superfast broadband (24Mbps+) service by 2015, has confirmed that its maps of national broadband availability (example) could be seriously flawed because they often exclude wireless networks (WiFi, WiMAX etc.) and instead focus on fixed line ISP connectivity.

wifi wireless internet access

12th March, 2012 (0 Comments)

Mitchells & Butlers, a leading operator of restaurants and pubs in the UK, has today signed a new three year agreement with mobile provider O2 for the provision of a free wireless internet (WiFi) service at 1,600 of their outlets around the country. This includes 13 different brands, such as Harvester, Toby Carvery, Vintage Inns, Browns, All Bar One and O’Neill’s.

spinning wifi waves

2nd March, 2012 (0 Comments)

Scientists working at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics and the University of Padova have experimentally demonstrated, in a real-world setting, that it is possible to simultaneously transmit multiple independent radio channels, on the same frequency, via the 2.4GHz Wi-Fi band. Crucially the potential now exists to “dramatically increase the capacity of any frequency band,” which would have massive implications for other wireless solutions.

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