Monthly Archives: September 2013

26 Sep

Identifying Group Dynamics through Wi-Fi Sniffing

By WiFiNovation When a person tries to connect to the internet through Wi-Fi, they are searching for a “beacon” that is sent out from an Internet access point. When a smartphone tries to access a Wi-Fi network, it sends out a probe to what networks are within range of the phone. The phone,...
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24 Sep

Apple iOS 7 surprises as first with new multipath TCP connections

By WiFiNovation Apple’s iOS 7 is the first large-scale use of a newly-minted Internet protocol, called multipath TCP. It lets computers send and receive data across different network paths and interfaces at the same time, such as Ethernet, Wi-Fi and 3G. There is evidence [see screen shot below that Apple is using the...
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24 Sep

Insight Vacations adding free WiFi to coaches worldwide

By WiFiNovation Here’s a perk for jet-setters who want to stay connected. Insight Vacations just announced via press release today September 19, that the company will be offering free Wi-Fi on its coaches in more than 25 European countries by November 1, 2013 and in North America by January 1, 2014.According to Marc...
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20 Sep

Multipath TCP lets Siri seamlessly switch between Wi-Fi and 3G/LTE

By WiFiNovation In the past, Google has created alternatives to widely used networking protocols such as SPDY in order to deliver search results as fast as possible. Apple is now doing something similar by having Siri use Multipath Transmission Control Protocol (MPTCP). MPTCP is an extension to the TCP protocol that’s used for...
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18 Sep

Next Generation Hotspot Wi-Fi Technology to Account for $150 Billion in Operator Revenue by 2018

By WiFiNovation The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the industry association focused on driving the next generation Wi-Fi experience, today announced the findings of its Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) business model report conducted with research firm Senza Fili. I…. The report examines the cost and revenue benefits that NGH will bring to fixed and...
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