Monthly Archives: April 2013

29 Apr

Microsoft turns Forbes magazines into Wi-Fi hot spots

by Chris Matyszczyk In order to promote Office 365, select copies of Forbes magazine are coming with a Wi-Fi router inserted inside. Well, you have to sell magazines somehow. I have always believed that the old and the new can coexist with extreme joy. Microsoft appears to believe this too. In a promotion that melds...
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29 Apr

WHAT do most travelers look for the minute they arrive at a hotel?

Nope, it’s not the welcome drink, fruit basket nor the bell boy. The WiFi signal wins, hands down. Especially when more guests these days are carrying a variety of mobile devices,  says One World Hotel general manager Ho Hoy Sum. “Use of IT gadgets among hotel guests has changed tremendously since Apple came...
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27 Apr

Age of powerful Wi-Fi networks across the country?

A proposal by the Federal Communications Commission could usher in an age of powerful Wi-Fi networks across the country, capable of allowing consumers to make calls or use the Internet without the need for a mobile provider. This idea isn’t new, however. According to TheHill.com, the FCC voted last year to institute a...
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27 Apr

TWC boots up free Wi-Fi in Austin

By Mike Robuck Time Warner Cable has started to deploy its Wi-Fi service, which is called TWC WiFi, to its subscribers in Austin, Texas. With the Wi-Fi build out, the cable operator is taking a page out of its Kansas City playbook where it started offering more Wi-Fi access after Google came to...
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26 Apr

Time Warner Cable plans citywide Wi-Fi network

American-Statesman Staff Time Warner Cable said Wednesday it has begun rolling out a free citywide Wi-Fi network for its customers in Austin. The network is offering some free hotspots now, and hundreds more will be added across the city this year, the company said. The network is free to Time Warner Cable customers...
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