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    1. Mvno Rok Mobile aims to have 1M subs in next 12-15 months

      Explore fiercewireless.com (Jul 21 2014)

      Mvno Rok Mobile aims to have 1M subs in next 12-15 months

      ROK Mobile, the recently launched music-focused MVNO, aims to have 1 million total customers within the next 12-15 months, according to a ROK Chairman and co-Founder Jonathan Kendrick. He also said that ROK hopes to land a third U.S. carrier partner by the end of the year.

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    2. Google mulls transforming NYC pay phones into Wi-Fi hot spots

      Explore chicagotribune.com (Jul 20 2014)

      Google mulls transforming NYC pay phones into Wi-Fi hot spots

      NEW YORK _Google is among several technology companies considering a plan that uses pay-phone locations to give New Yorkers free wireless Internet access.

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    3. BT has potential to disrupt with UK business mobile service

      Explore fiercewireless.com (Jul 18 2014)

      BT has potential to disrupt with UK business mobile service

      BT plans to construct miniature mobile networks in the buildings of its business users as it makes its return to the UK mobile market for the first time since selling O2 in 2001.

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    4. Three UK confirms free London Underground Wi-Fi

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      Three UK confirms free London Underground Wi-Fi

      Until now Three customers have been looking enviously along the platform as those on EE, Vodafone and O2 enjoy free Wi-Fi on the London Underground, but that's about to change. TechRadar sat down with Three's Director of Customer Strategy, Danny ...

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    5. Is It Prudent for Small Businesses to Offer Free Wi-Fi?

      Explore Business 2 Community (Jul 15 2014)

      Is It Prudent for Small Businesses to Offer Free Wi-Fi?

      Wi-Fi is extending its reach at a significant pace. And across the globe. It is being embraced by all. A large number of businesses are going for Wi-Fi – not only for performing the operations efficiently, but also in another form. There are several organizations ...

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    6. Lowenstein's View: 10 'Uncarrier' offerings I'd like to see… What are yours?

      Explore fiercewireless.com (Jul 15 2014)

      Lowenstein's View: 10 'Uncarrier' offerings I'd like to see… What are yours?

      10. Instead of " Wi-Fi First", How About ' Wi-Fi Friendly' Plans? As long there are usage-based cellular plans, Wi-Fi will be an important tool for consumers to manage their spending. There are Wi-Fi First MVNOs such as Republic Wireless and Scratch Wireless.

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    7. Facebook Pilots Free WiFi For Students' Homes

      Explore TechCrunch (Jul 15 2014)

      Just as the FCC has approved a plan to invest $2 billion into U.S. schools to improve WiFi , Facebook is taking a step to improve WiFi for students in their homes. Today the company is announcing a pilot in North Carolina to provide free WiFi -based ...

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    8. Comcast Just Spent Millions To Connect Everything In Your Home To The Internet

      Explore businessinsider.com (Jul 14 2014)

      Comcast Just Spent Millions To Connect Everything In Your Home To The Internet

      Comcast has agreed to acquire PowerCloud Systems, a WiFi-monitoring and analytics service provider, according to TechCrunch. The exact terms of the deal were not disclosed, but TechCrunch says the deal was under $50 million.

      Launched in 2008 as a spinoff from Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), PowerCloud Systems specializes in WiFi management systems control.

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    9. Airplane Wi-Fi expands but gets a lukewarm reception

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      Airplane Wi-Fi expands but gets a lukewarm reception

      Your odds of flying on a plane with Internet access keep getting better. A rising number of domestic flights—close to half, according to a New York Times report—offer Wi-Fi service onboard. The n...

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    10. Wi-Fi, like ice cream, is coming in many flavors

      Explore Computerworld (Jul 14 2014)

      Wi-Fi technology continues to evolve as wireless devices proliferate and demand for video and other data explodes.

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    11. HetNet News: FCC creates new opportunity for Wi-Fi providers

      Explore Mobile Technology (Jul 14 2014)

      HetNet News: FCC creates new opportunity for Wi-Fi providers

      As part of its effort to increase mobile broadband access across the country, the Federal Communications Commission is budgeting $5 billion for increasing Wi-Fi access in schools through the federal E-Rate program. The move is good news for makers of Wi-Fi access points and networking equipment, as well as for software providers that are focused […]

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    12. Top 10 places to get free Wi-Fi in the D.C. area

      Explore WTOP.com (Jul 14 2014)

      Where to find free, reliable Wi-Fi connections in the D.C. area as well as some of the more outside-the-box options.

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    13. WiFi Is Getting Even More Public -- Don't Make Yourself A Target

      Explore forbes.com (Jul 14 2014)

      A hacker creates a hotspot named Hotel WiFi in a hotel lobby using a USB antenna and laptop. You connect to it and log-into your email or other account. Counting on you to do this, the hacker creates this fake network, which is masquerading as a ...

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    14. China Mobile to quit WiFi rollout

      Explore The Register (Jul 13 2014)

      China Mobile to quit WiFi rollout

      After spending 17 billion yuan on WiFi hotspots – more than $US2.75 billion at the current exchange rate – China Mobile has quit on the rollout and will redirect its spend to LTE. The reason for the decision, reported in Sohu IT (original in Chinese, here), ...

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    15. Gowex's former CEO charged over false accounts

      Explore fiercewireless.com (Jul 11 2014)

      Gowex's former CEO charged over false accounts

      Shamed former Gowex CEO, Jenaro Garcia Martin, will face prosecutors on Monday to answer charges of false accounting, distorting financial information, and insider trading.

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    16. This Startup Wants to Turn Free Wi-Fi Into Marketing Gold

      Explore Wired.com (Jul 11 2014)

      This Startup Wants to Turn Free Wi-Fi Into Marketing Gold

      Love it or hate it, data rules online commerce. And yet, many brick-and-mortar merchants are still living in a largely analog world. Mike Perrone wants to change that.

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    17. FCC's $5 billion Wi-Fi plan under fire

      Explore The Hill (Jul 10 2014)

      FCC's $5 billion Wi-Fi plan under fire

      THE LEDE: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to vote Friday on a plan from Chairman Tom Wheeler that would dedicate $5 billion to provide and upgrade Wi-Fi in schools and libraries over the next five years. While some stakeholders ...

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    18. Wi-Fi Can Be Tricky Issue For Some Businesses

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      Wi-Fi Can Be Tricky Issue For Some Businesses

      In Madison, Wis., where Wi-Fi hot spots often are easier to find than a parking space, you wouldn't think that a cafe would turn off its wireless Internet connection.

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    19. The Evolution Beyond Virtualization

      Explore Mobile Technology (Jul 9 2014)

      The Evolution Beyond Virtualization

      Slightly tired by hype around NFV and SDN – and by the fact that everybody has to find some way to add these acronyms to their slide decks – I decided to write a report on the topic to give at least to myself some peace of mind. Is it really worth all the fuss? […]

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    20. Cable Wi-Fi: 'Price war' or just 'good enough' to hurt phone companies?

      Explore philly.com (Jul 8 2014)

      Cable Wi-Fi: 'Price war' or just 'good enough' to hurt phone companies?

      Although Comcast and other cable companies are rapidly spreading " Wi Fi deployment" of high-speed Internet service, and Comcast has told the FCC it is weighing a strategy to use its "grid of Wi-Fi hotspots [in users' homes and businesses] as a ...

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