08 Apr

Hotel Wi-Fi Speed and Reliability Are Key Differentiators

J.D. Power and Associates’ 2010 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Survey indicates wireless Internet access is among the top five amenities guests note about hotels. While the survey is silent on whether wireless Internet is a principal factor in hotel selection, according to the Association of Corporate Travel Executives, 80 percent of travel...
06 Apr

Challenge is the density

Use of mobile computing devices such as laptops, tablets, and Wi-Fi enabled phones is increasing in the workplace. As the usage of WiFi 802.11 wireless networks (WLANs) grows, network performance is becoming a significant concern. Access point venders use chipsets from that comply with standards. The number of concurrent connections an access point...
02 Apr

AT&T – Free Wi-Fi to 20 NY Parks

This comes years after varying plans and bidding proposals that didn’t work: AT&T is paying for the cost of installing and operating Wi-Fi in 20 parts in the five boroughs of New York City, including the High Line, the park converted from old elevated rail lines, long abandoned. Off loading 3G and 4G...
01 Apr

Boingo adds Gogo

You can use your Boingo account to pay for in-flight Internet: This links up two popular offerings for business travelers. Boingo has a variety of service offerings which may include either unlimited or high-usage access to various parts of the globe. In North American, their $10-per-month plan provides unlimited use of terrestrial hotspots...
27 Mar

Just How Important is Wi-Fi?

A recent survey conducted by global research and consultancy firm Analysis Mason for Amdocs reveals that not only is Wi-Fi evolving into a critical differentiator for service providers, but also revealed just how important it is. Regardless of lingering technical and business related issues, 89% of all surveyed service providers (which include fixed,...