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Singapore Airlines to offer in-flight high speed internet access.
Posted on 11-Nov-2003 22:50 News, Wi-Fi

Connexion by Boeing chosen to provide high-speed in-flight data.

Treasure hunt wi-fi style in Auckland
Posted on 11-Nov-2003 18:32 News, Wi-Fi

A wi-fi enthusiast web site is organising a treasure hunt competition in Auckland. Teams will war drive around town, and clues will be gathered from the different Access Points available.

Motorola investing in ultra-wideband (UWB)
Posted on 10-Nov-2003 22:29 News, Wi-Fi

Motorola has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of XtremeSpectrum, a pioneer of ultra-wideband (UWB) solutions for multimedia connectivity. XtremeSpectrum's UWB solutions have already been sampled to several leading consumer equipment manufacturers in 2003.

Telecom New Zealand wi-fi hotspots trial
Posted on 30-Oct-2003 08:33 News, Wi-Fi

Telecom New Zealand is conducting a wi-fi hotspot trial in some of New Zealand's airports.

Third Annual Dallascon Security conference
Posted on 13-Oct-2003 23:08 News, Wi-Fi

Dallas, Texas will host the third annual Dallascon Security Wireless Security Conference from 1 - 2 May, 2004.

Microsoft announces Wireless Provisioning Services
Posted on 12-Oct-2003 20:56 News, Wi-Fi

New technology for public hot spots provides automatic provisioning and sign-up capabilities to improve user experience and enhance security for mobile Windows users.

Wi-fi mobile phones next year
Posted on 8-Oct-2003 19:28 News, Wi-Fi

During a Communications Design Conference in San Jose, experts agreed that wi-fi chips will show up in mobile phones in 2004.

Vodafone UK and British Telecom teamed to offer wi-fi access
Posted on 30-Sep-2003 20:22 News, Wi-Fi

Vodafone UK signed an agreement with BT Openzone to allow its customers access to wi-fi hotspots.

wi-fi handset from Pulver
Posted on 30-Sep-2003 08:16 News, Wi-Fi

Pulver introduced their first wi-fi SIP phone during the Fall 2003 VON conference. The handset works with his Free World Dial Up service.

Vodafone will not deploy wi-fi hotspots, but will implement roaming
Posted on 29-Sep-2003 08:05 News, Wi-Fi

Vodafone UK decided to stay out of wi-fi hotspots - but users will have alternatives to access wireless LANs when needed.

Microsoft and Tully's Coffee to showcase Wi-Fi capabilities on Windows Mobile Pocket PC
Posted on 26-Sep-2003 08:01 News, Wi-Fi

The Coffee shop and Microsoft are partnering to release kiosks equipped with Windows Mobile 2003 Pocket PCs to offer customers a chance to experience wireless access from Cometa Networks.

wi-fi via SMS
Posted on 24-Sep-2003 20:56 News, Wi-Fi

SingTel launches a novel way for users to pay for wi-fi: SMS.

Darthmouth College offering VoIP to its students - and Pocket PC and Palms are next
Posted on 23-Sep-2003 21:27 News, Wi-Fi

The Darthmouth College is pioneering again by enabling VoIP over wireless networks to 1000 students in its campus.

Boingo Wirelless wiil be part of Intel's One Unwired Day
Posted on 23-Sep-2003 08:16 News, Wi-Fi

25th September will the One Unwired day promoted by Intel, and Boingo wireless will provide free access to their services in special locations.

Starbucks New Zealand with wi-fi
Posted on 3-Sep-2003 21:05 News, Wi-Fi

According to New Zealand Herald, Starbucks coffee houses in Auckland and Christchurch now offer hotspots to its customers.

Technology Review: How wi-fi works
Posted on 29-Aug-2003 08:03 News, Wi-Fi

Found a short article on how wi-fi works. The cool bit is the animation explaining how the behind the scenes go on.

Intel begins the countdown to One Unwired Day
Posted on 27-Aug-2003 20:36 News, Wi-Fi

On 25 September 2003 mobile PC users can enjoy a free trial of public wireless Internet access at thousands of public wi-fi hotspot locations across the United States, through a nationwide event called "One Unwired Day".

Free wi-fi to increase the number of customers?
Posted on 26-Aug-2003 21:01 News, Wi-Fi

Apparently it works for Anthony Azzollini, the owner of Caffe Roma in North Beach, California.

McDonald's France join the wi-fi wave
Posted on 23-Aug-2003 13:04 News, Wi-Fi

McDonald's is extending the wi-fi service to its French operations, with free wireless access to the internet.

New wi-fi chipset promisses speedier wireless networks
Posted on 18-Aug-2003 19:25 News, Wi-Fi

Using a unique multiple antenna system, the AGN100 extends existing Wi-Fi rates to 108 Mbps per channel while remaining compatible with all common Wi-Fi standards.

McDonald's big wi-fi roll out in U.S.
Posted on 13-Aug-2003 20:17 News, Wi-Fi

McDonald's announced the launch of high-speed wireless Internet access for customers in an anticipated 100 restaurants throughout the Chicagoland and Milwaukee areas, with more than 60 of those restaurants offering wireless services immediately.

Hotspot? Is this something smelly or a night club?
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 00:30 News, Wi-Fi

According to a reearch in UK 30% of home computer users don't know what a hotspot is. And most get confused with wireless terms.

Possible bump ahead for wi-fi technology: slow speed devices
Posted on 2-Aug-2003 10:01 News, Wi-Fi

A research group in France says that slow devices, when connected to a wireless hotspot, can cause other connected devices to slowdown too.

McDonald's and AT&T offer free wi-fi access during August
Posted on 30-Jul-2003 20:03 News, Wi-Fi

McDonald's announced that 75 of its restaurants throughout the New York Tri-State area will provide high-speed wireless Internet access.

Hotspot is hot
Posted on 28-Jul-2003 19:00 News, Wi-Fi

A story on Digitimes about how 47 American companies are eager to take ownership of "Hotspot" as a trademark.


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