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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Sky confirms The Cloud buyout

Sky confirms The Cloud buyout

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BSkyB has delivered its latest financial results, and at the same time confirmed that it has completed the purchase of Wi-Fi hotspot company, The Cloud. The deal was said to have cost Sky less than £50 million and will pave the way for Wi-Fi access on... >>

O2 Wi-Fi hotspots: Free for everyone

O2 Wi-Fi hotspots: Free for everyone

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We didn't see this one coming - O2 has just announced that it will be launching a public Wi-Fi network, with free access for everyone, no matter if you're an O2 customer or not. O2 will begin the scheme by replacing its existing 450 Cloud hotspots in... >>

Boris' Wi-Fi plans have no substance

Boris' Wi-Fi plans have no substance

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When Boris Johnson took to the stage at the Google Zeitgeist event in May he told the assembled media that London would become the technology capital of the world with Wi-Fi hotspots on "every lamp post and every bus stop". Johnson also talked about mass... >>

Boris: London to become giant Wi-Fi hotspot

Boris: London to become giant Wi-Fi hotspot

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London Mayor, and footballing genius, Boris Johnson has pledged to make London the technology capital of the world, with Wi-Fi hotspots on "Every lamp post and every bus stop". Speaking at the Google Zeitgeist event in Hertfordshire, he said that the... >>