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Wi-fi no competition for 2.5G or 3G
Posted on 18-Jul-2003 23:46 News, Wi-Fi

I agree with this Computerworld article about wi-fi and mobile competition: they're for different markets.

Boingo wireless software for Pocket PC
Posted on 15-Jul-2003 11:02 News, Wi-Fi

Boingo Wireless announced the availability of a beta version of Pocket Boingo Software for Windows Mobile 2003. The free application is an updated version of the Pocket PC for 2002 software released last November. The software includes wi-fi signal sniffing and profile management.

Kensington wi-fi finder
Posted on 14-Jul-2003 09:23 News, Wi-Fi

This Kensington product makes the life on the road just easier. This is the first wi-fi detector. Just press a button and the Kensington wi-fi Finder lets you know if your location is "hot"...instantly. No software or computer needed. What could be easier?

Wireless Internet onboard Scandinavian Airlines
Posted on 3-Jul-2003 17:10 News, Wi-Fi

SAS joins the club and now offers unlimited wi-fi in-flight access, for US$ 30 per flight.

O2 to roll-out wi-fi services across Europe
Posted on 3-Jul-2003 08:01 News, Wi-Fi

British O2 announced plans to launch public wireless LAN services in the UK later this year and increase the current number of live sites in Germany to complement its existing GPRS wide area mobile data networks.

Niue access to the internet /.ed
Posted on 1-Jul-2003 21:10 News, Wi-Fi

The news of free wi-fi for all in tiny Niue in the South Pacific made it to the Slashdot news site. And that was the first time an entire nation access to the internet was slashdotted.

Free wi-fi for all in the Pacific
Posted on 30-Jun-2003 19:57 News, Wi-Fi

Niue, a small South Pacific island nation now offers free wi-fi for all of its citizens and visitors.

Need more speed for your wi-fi connection?
Posted on 24-Jun-2003 16:39 News, Wi-Fi

This page lists a must-have product for wi-fi users. Caution: joke ahead .

Is wi-fi destined to crash?
Posted on 21-Jun-2003 14:42 News, Wi-Fi

BBC UK reports on a study that predicts wi-fi is still looking for a business model.

802.11g is official now
Posted on 13-Jun-2003 08:17 News, Wi-Fi

It’s official. The 802.11g protocol received the final approval from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

wi-fi frenzy: profits and availability report
Posted on 4-Jun-2003 08:11 News, Wi-Fi

The report further predicts that in Europe almost 800,000 hotspots will be installed by 2007, while in Asia, by even the most pessimistic estimates, there will be over 1 million hotspots by 2007. A more optimistic estimate places that figure at almost 4 million by that year.

Radio Licence for Broadband Links changes in New Zealand
Posted on 22-May-2003 09:43 News, Wi-Fi

The Communications Minister, Paul Swain, today announced the pilot of a new General User Radio Licence for fixed radio links. The new licence allocates "public park" radio spectrum in the upper 5 GHz band for the radio links. Anyone can enter this "public park" and install the links, subject to the installations meeting basic technical requirements. There is no requirement for individual licences or payment of fees. However, the users of the links are not provided any protection in the event of interference from other users of the "public park".

Wi-fi and mobile bundle from T-Mobile
Posted on 9-May-2003 08:15 News, Wi-Fi

Lucky folks: T-Mobile is now offering to its mobile users unlimited wi-fi access for US$ 19.99.

Want to know where are the wi-fi hotspots in your city?
Posted on 30-Apr-2003 23:56 News, Wi-Fi

Are you looking for a directory of wi-fi nodes in your city? You can find a list of nodes for almost anywhere in the world if you search The Wireless Node Database Project website.

Slashdot discussion: what is the impact of on-board wi-fi for frequent flyers?
Posted on 30-Apr-2003 10:36 News, Wi-Fi

The discussion started because of an article on The Register, but also includes avionics and wireless communication.

Lufthansa passengers pioneer inflight surfing
Posted on 26-Apr-2003 21:37 News, Wi-Fi

During the three-month test phase, which began in mid-January, the Boeing 747-400 "Sachsen Anhalt" has been operating solely between Frankfurt and Washington. In the last few days of the trial period, Lufthansa also received the approval of the Federal Aviation Office for the use of wireless access from passengers’ laptop computers to the Internet (Wireless LAN technology) and became the first airline to make this service available to its passengers.

T-Mobile and Kinko's partner on Wi-Fi hotspot
Posted on 15-Apr-2003 07:59 News, Wi-Fi

World’s largest Wi-Fi service soon available at Kinko’s locations across USA.

The Wi-Fi revolution
Posted on 10-Apr-2003 22:37 News, Wi-Fi

Wired Magazine this month brings a special insert about Wi-Fi. It's called UnWired. Although it's very nice, it's full of ads. The online version is more "lite".

Time Magazine: Wi-Fi 101
Posted on 7-Apr-2003 20:44 News, Wi-Fi

Time (European edition, vol 161 No. 15) published a short article about Wi-Fi, and I wonder if this is really what the masses see.

Free Windows XP upgrade to enhance security for Wi-Fi users
Posted on 2-Apr-2003 07:33 News, Wi-Fi

Microsoft released an update with the new WPA (Wi-Fi Protectect Access) for Windows XP.

LA Police build Wireless LANs
Posted on 23-Mar-2003 20:33 News, Wi-Fi

LAPD plans to install 27 wi-fi hotspots in Los Angeles County.

Do you live in U.S. and want to host a Wi-Fi hot spot?
Posted on 20-Mar-2003 07:46 News, Wi-Fi

Boingo has a programme to distribute "HotSpot in Box™".

Toshiba wants to be the #1 in Wi-Fi spots
Posted on 20-Mar-2003 07:33 News, Wi-Fi

Toshiba launched a Wireless Broadband Hotspot Solution, and selectd Accenture to provide infrastructure support.

Australian Optus Mobile launches wi-fi hot spots to support Intel's strategy
Posted on 14-Mar-2003 17:10 News, Wi-Fi

Optus Mobile has added the MLC Centre, one of Australia's leading shopping centres in the heart of Sydney's CBD to its list of WiFi hotspots. The new hotspot was today used to support the launch of Intel's new Centrino Mobile Technology.

Wi-Fi Alliance website for users around the world
Posted on 13-Mar-2003 14:14 News, Wi-Fi

This is great news for Wi-Fi! Wi-Fi Alliance created a website with resources, tutorials and an online database of Wi-Fi hot spots .


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