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    1. Philippines free Wi-Fi project gets funding boost

      Explore telecomasia.net (Dec 8 2014)

      The Philippines' Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has won new funding from the Senate for its Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Public Places project.

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    2. Downtown Traverse City WiFi Set To Go Live

      Explore traverseticker.com (Dec 8 2014)

      Downtown Traverse City WiFi Set To Go Live

      Free WiFi will at last be available to visitors and residents in downtown Traverse City as the Downtown Development Authority's (DDA's) wireless Internet infrastructure goes live over the weekend. While the system is still in test mode as Traverse City ...

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    3. WiFi Is King at Kaiser

      Explore eetimes.com (Dec 5 2014)

      WiFi Is King at Kaiser

      Medical device makers should embrace WiFi but generally stay off Bluetooth, said a wireless specialist from healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente.

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    4. First Public WiFi Hotspot Open in Machias

      Explore Bangor, Maine (Dec 4 2014)

      First Public WiFi Hotspot Open in Machias

      That's why Machias tech company Axiom spearheaded a brand new public wifi hotspot in town. “It was a no-brainer. It was just an automatic yes for us,” Blaine Jones, Regional Market Manager for Bangor Savings Bank. The first sponsor–Bangor Savings ...

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    5. AT&T providing free Wi-Fi on Pasadena's Colorado Blvd.

      Explore Business News (Dec 4 2014)

      AT&T providing free Wi-Fi on Pasadena's Colorado Blvd.

      The Wi-Fi will be available to all mobile device users, regardless of wireless carrier, along four blocks on Colorado Blvd., from Pasadena Ave. to Arroyo Parkway. Smartphone and tablet users can use the 14 access points by searching for the Wi-Fi network ...

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    6. New Amba Hotels launching with world's fastest, free unlimited WIFI*

      Explore Hospitality Net (Dec 4 2014)

      New Amba Hotels launching with world's fastest, free unlimited WIFI*

      The new Amba Hotel Charing Cross, the first Amba Hotel worldwide, is now open. Situated just steps from Trafalgar Square, the hotel offers the fastest Wi-Fi in the world in any Meetings & Events hotels, with no limits on uploads and download speeds.

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    7. Public Buses Get Free Speedy Wi-Fi Hotspots, Plus Our How-To Guide

      Explore thebeijinger.com (Dec 4 2014)

      Unfortunately, this is not really the news we were really looking for: what we'd really like to see is the installation of the long-rumored (and much desired) Wi-Fi system in Beijing's subways, where even regular cellphone reception can be spotty. Despite the ...

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    8. Wi-fi service to be launched tomorrow at New Delhi railway station

      Explore Deccan Chronicle (Dec 4 2014)

      Wi-fi service to be launched tomorrow at New Delhi railway station

      New Delhi: From Friday, passengers at New Delhi railway station would be able to access wi-fi internet within its premises as the public transporter is kicking off a scheme for providing more connectivity at stations. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch ...

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    9. NYC public libraries to offer portable WiFi units

      Explore Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Dec 2 2014)

      NYC public libraries to offer portable WiFi units

      Brooklyn Public Library will be loaning out the WiFi devices in various ways — through adult education, ESOL and citizenship prep programs, and also by targeting branches in communities that suffer most from the digital divide. At those locations, patrons ...

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    10. Customer Experience Key to WiFi Investment

      Explore lightreading.com (Dec 2 2014)

      Customer Experience Key to WiFi Investment

      The annual survey revealed that 70% of respondents said a key motivation for deploying carrier-grade Wi-Fi in their systems would be to improve customer experience and therefore increase subscriber retention. In addition, 41% cited this as the single most ...

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    11. Engen to roll out free WiFi - report

      Explore iafrica.com (Dec 2 2014)

      Engen to roll out free WiFi - report

      The petrol station chain will launch 700 WiFi hotspots over the next few years, MyBroadband reported. The publication said that 32 Engen One-Stop petrol stations along the country's freeways will receive free WiFi access by December 15. To take advantage ...

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    12. Zipcar Founder Wants To Turn Every Car In The World Into A WiFi Hotspot

      Explore businessinsider.com (Dec 2 2014)

      Zipcar Founder Wants To Turn Every Car In The World Into A WiFi Hotspot

      Robin Chase, the co-founder and former CEO of the car-sharing service Zipcar, is on to another car-related startup: Veniam, a company that turns moving vehicles into WiFi hotspots.

      Veniam’s technology can connect any vehicle, like a city bus or a garbage truck, to the internet, essentially building a massive “network of moving things.” For example, buses can provide free WiFi to its passengers, while garbage trucks can connect to waste containers and monitor which ones need to be cleaned first.

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    13. City gets free wi-fi boost

      Explore The Evening Times (Dec 2 2014)

      City gets free wi-fi boost

      As part of Glasgow's Urban Wi-Fi plan, 31 community facilities throughout the city are to be kitted out with free internet. Telecom giant BT have teamed up with Glasgow Life and Glasgow City Council to implement the programme, which will offer access to ...

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    14. Moscow Metro to be fully equipped with free Wi-Fi on December 2

      Explore TASS Russia News Agency (Dec 2 2014)

      Moscow Metro to be fully equipped with free Wi-Fi on December 2

      All 12 Moscow Metro lines with the total length of more than 325 kilometres will be equipped with free Wi-Fi and “the number of underground train cars with access points will exceed 5,000.” Thus, the project for equipping the Moscow Metro with the Wi-Fi ...

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    15. Minister plans free Wi-Fi across Bavaria by 2020

      Explore telecompaper.com (Dec 1 2014)

      Bavaria's finance minister Markus Soeder announced free WLAN in rural areas in Bavaria next summer, Teltarif.de reports. The plan sees free access at 60 locations from next year. In a second step, all authorities in Bavaria are due to be equipped with Wi-Fi ...

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    16. Perth expands free Wi-Fi access throughout CBD

      Explore cnet.com (Dec 1 2014)

      Perth expands free Wi-Fi access throughout CBD

      After rolling out the first stage of its public Wi-Fi network build -- a move that saw Perth claim the title of "the first Australian capital city to offer comprehensive Wi-Fi coverage" -- phase two of the build has seen the network push further north into public areas of ...

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    17. Spark Digital to drive InterCity Wi-Fi rollout

      Explore Scoop Business (Nov 30 2014)

      New Zealands iconic national bus service InterCity has selected Spark Digital as its partner to launch Wi-Fi across the entire fleet. From this summer travellers and tourists will benefit from seamless 3G and 4G mobile Wi-Fi across New Zealands …Spark ...

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    18. Wi-Fi on the Streets of Brooklyn? A Progress Report

      Explore Local Brooklyn News and Features (Nov 30 2014)

      Wi-Fi on the Streets of Brooklyn? A Progress Report

      Last week, the city government unveiled a model of a futuristic payphone, to be deployed through the city starting late 2015. The system includes built-in Wi-Fi hotspots with speeds between 100 megabytes and 1 gigabyte per second. Labeled LinkNYC, the ...

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    19. Blanket of WiFi to cover City

      Explore The Public Services News Network (Nov 24 2014)

      The City of Perth has officially launched phase two of its free Perth City WiFi service with the addition of Northbridge to the network. City of Perth Lord Mayor, Lisa Scaffidi said the City was working towards covering the majority of Perth's city centre with the ...

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    20. [map Monday] How many WiFi hotspots are there worldwide?

      Explore htxt.africa (Nov 24 2014)

      [map Monday] How many WiFi hotspots are there worldwide?

      A new WiFi hotspot pops up every single second somewhere around the world, adding to the already-impressive number of 47 million-plus hotspots identified from data collected by Maravedis Rethink since 2013, and compiled into an interactive map called ...

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