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Get 100% free internet without having to steal it

Get 100% free internet without having to steal it

By 13 August 2014

If you are constantly looking for free Wi-Fi then FreedomPop has the answer. Forget about trekking it to Starbucks or frantically searching for your neighbour's unsecured, open Wi-Fi network. FreedomPop will hook you up with 100% free high speed wireless... >>

Going to Glastonbury and want free Wi-Fi? Just plonk yourself next to a cow

Going to Glastonbury and want free Wi-Fi? Just plonk yourself next to a cow

By 25 June 2014

After unleashing its Wi-Fi tractor at the event last year, EE has gone one better for Glastonbury 2014 and is providing free 4G Wi-Fi to festival goers by converting cows into mobile internet hotspots. That doesn't mean it's strapping devices to Worthy... >>

EE voice over data trials could spell the end for Skype and Viber

EE voice over data trials could spell the end for Skype and Viber

By 20 June 2014

EE has announced live trials of phone calls over Wi-Fi and 4G which could lead to improved audio quality and eliminate dropped signals. The network is investing £275 million in voice calling technology, which could eventually lead to calls being made... >>

Inmarsat satellite and tower network to deliver Wi-FI services to in-flight passengers EU-wide

Inmarsat satellite and tower network to deliver Wi-FI services to in-flight passengers EU-wide

By 6 June 2014

If you're flying and want to send emails or use broadband data while in-flight, British satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat has announced a new programme of sorts for airplanes that'll eventually allow aviation passengers to get online EU-wide.... >>

Huawei tests ultrafast 10Gbps Wi-Fi, with plans for 2018 commercial launch

Huawei tests ultrafast 10Gbps Wi-Fi, with plans for 2018 commercial launch

By 31 May 2014

China-based telecommunications equipment company Huawei has announced it reached 10Gbps Wi-Fi service during laboratory testing at a campus in Shenzhen, allegedly marking the first time an industry provider has successfully hit those speeds in trials.... >>

Moon-bound laser beams from Earth enable Wi-Fi hotspot in space

Moon-bound laser beams from Earth enable Wi-Fi hotspot in space

By 29 May 2014

Researchers at MIT and NASA have announced it is possible to post selfies and stream high-definition video from the moon. Kind of. The two organisations have demonstrated that data communication technology is possible in space. They recently built four... >>

Google Wi-Fi login app in the works to help US Starbucks goers get online faster, says report

Google Wi-Fi login app in the works to help US Starbucks goers get online faster, says report

By 22 February 2014

Google is developing a Wi-Fi authentication/login app for Android and iOS that will let you auto-connect to its free hotspots inside of Starbucks locations across the US, it's claimed. Engadget has reported, citing the usual unnamed sources, that Google... >>

Virgin Media adds free Wi-Fi to 10 further London Underground stations, 10 more to come soon

Virgin Media adds free Wi-Fi to 10 further London Underground stations, 10 more to come soon

By 20 February 2014

Commuters on London's Underground Tube network can now use Virgin Media's Wi-Fi in 10 more stations, bringing the total of locations covered to 131. Another 10 will be added this spring. It is the first big expansion for the network in a year and is a... >>

Wi-Fi dangerous? Plants near routers are dying

Wi-Fi dangerous? Plants near routers are dying

By 17 December 2013

Could Wi-Fi be more dangerous than we know? When mobiles first became popular, stories about the dangers of them cropped up all over. Now it seems it's Wi-Fi’s turn. A test by schoolchildren has found that Wi-Fi does affect plant life negatively. After... >>

BT's Wi-Fi app lands for iOS, helps UK users auto-connect to BT hotspots

BT's Wi-Fi app lands for iOS, helps UK users auto-connect to BT hotspots

By 16 December 2013

BT wants you to use one of its 5.2 million Wi-Fi hotspots in the UK, so it has released an app that eliminates all the hassle involved with connecting to the web while on the go. The free BT Wi-Fi app provides an automatic and "seamless" wireless broadband... >>