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Iridium Go satellite Wi-Fi hotspot for when you need internet on Mount Kilimanjaro

Iridium Go satellite Wi-Fi hotspot for when you need internet on Mount Kilimanjaro

By 5 February 2014

Iridium has introduced Iridium Go, a portable hotspot which, uniquely, uses satellites to provide connectivity anywhere in the world. Iridium Go will enable voice and data communications on mobile devices. It connects to smartphones and tablets, extending... >>

O2 rolls out free Wi-Fi across London for one and all

O2 rolls out free Wi-Fi across London for one and all

By 25 July 2012

Londoners now have even more Wi-Fi hotspots to log on to, thanks to a mass roll out by O2 - and best of all it’s free and available to anyone, no matter what network you’re with. O2 had announced these plans earlier in the year, but in the week that... >>

Free Wi-Fi? Then give us your dog poo

Free Wi-Fi? Then give us your dog poo

By 23 May 2012

Mexico City is trialling an innovative way of giving free Wi-Fi to conscientious dog walkers, by exchanging it for their pet’s “mess”.  That’s right, dog poo for Wi-Fi. Walkers are encouraged to place bags filled with dog turds into designated... >>

Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi R205 device now even faster

Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi R205 device now even faster

By 11 April 2012

Vodafone has upgraded its mobile Wi-Fi device, meaning faster speeds when using your own personal versatile hotspot. The Mobile Wi-Fi R205 enables users to download, browse the web or check emails remotely without having to rely on 3G.  Of course you’ll... >>

O2 and McDonald's sign deal that provides free Wi-Fi to non-O2 customers too

O2 and McDonald's sign deal that provides free Wi-Fi to non-O2 customers too

By 3 April 2012

If the smell of a quarter-pounder with cheese wasn’t enough to get you through the doors of your nearest McDonald’s, O2 has signed a five-year deal to provide the restaurant chain's free Wi-Fi across 1,200 of its fast-food outlets. What’s more,... >>

Walking Wi-Fi Homeless Hotspots trial

Walking Wi-Fi Homeless Hotspots trial

By 12 March 2012

Over in Austin, Texas, at SXSW, BBH Labs has been trialling out what we can only describe as a mashup between The Big Issue and The Cloud. Confused? You needn't be. The idea is relatively straightforward. Instead of homeless people selling magazines to... >>

Three Web Cube offers broadband in a box

Three Web Cube offers broadband in a box

By 1 February 2012

Three takes mobile broadband pretty seriously. It recently announced its Three MiFi with added HSPA+, as well as the ZTE MF10 Dongle Adapter - a device which takes a regular USB Wi-Fi dongle and turns it into a mobile hotspot. But it's your home broadband... >>

O2 to turn London into Europe’s largest free Wi-Fi zone

O2 to turn London into Europe’s largest free Wi-Fi zone

By 6 January 2012

O2 has announced plans to turn parts of London into Europe’s largest free Wi-Fi zone ahead of the Summer Olympics. Back in the 1990s, we all wanted to avoid hotspots ("What is a hotspot not?") but O2 knows that we're all now thirsty for hotspot action... >>

Heineken teams up with BT for booze-based Wi-Fi

Heineken teams up with BT for booze-based Wi-Fi

By 19 August 2011

Wi-Fi and beer. Any self respecting geek's perfect partnership. And now that partnership is all set for a boost as Heineken has teamed up with BT to get public Wi-Fi hotspots into more pubs. The deal will see 100 London pubs getting access to BT Openzone,... >>

Nintendo heads for The Cloud for free 3DS Wi-Fi

Nintendo heads for The Cloud for free 3DS Wi-Fi

By 9 August 2011

The lure of the 3DS grows ever larger. Following the massive price-cut announced last week, Nintendo has now done a deal with public Wi-Fi specialist The Cloud to get gamers free access to the internet whilst they're out and about And, with the BSkyB... >>


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