Author Archives: Wayne Slavin

Whereza Wi-Fi, Dude?

Okay, today’s brain teaser, no peeking: What represents the fastest growing segment of Wi-Fi hotspots? Via []Continue Reading

Cable’s Answer To Wireless

The cable industry is mulling a big wireless push through a ‘CableRoam’ initiative, according to internal documents. Via []Continue Reading

Analysts Bullish On Wireless VC

A report released this week by visiongain says wireless venture capital has seen steady growth since 2000 and is poised to hit an all-time high this year. Via []Continue Reading

Wireless Provider Alvarion Targets Africa

Wireless broadband provider, Alvarion Ltd. has gained traction in the African market with recent deals in Ghana and Madagascar. Via []Continue Reading

Tech CEOs Want More Wireless Airspace

Chief executive officers of some leading tech companies plan to call on Thursday for the U.S. government to allocate more wireless airspace for new applications as they emerge. Via []Continue Reading

Fiberlink, T-Mobile Team On Secure Wi-Fi

Fiberlink Communications and T-Mobile announced a partnership that will allow mobile workers to access the T-Mobile HotSpot network via Fiberlink’s mobile access software, Extend360. Via []Continue Reading

S.F. Releases Proposals For Citywide Wireless Internet Access

Six proposals, six very different ways to provide a city-wide wireless Internet network for San Francisco. Via []Continue Reading

Stunned Londoners See Wi-Fi Work On Water

The country’s biggest Wi-Fi network has been launched in London. Thames Online will provide about 12km of seamless coverage – from Westminster to Greenwich – along the river. Via []Continue Reading

Canadian University Says No To Wi-Fi Over Health Concerns

In recent years, laptops have increasingly become the computer of choice for college and graduate students. The advantages are obvious: you can take notes in class or work on a term paper in the library. Best of all, you can usually surf, chat, and check e-mail from just about anywhere on campus, thanks to nearlyContinue Reading

Survey: Travelling Wi-Fi Users Stay Online

A new study from Research and Markets finds that 60 percent of Wi-Fi users plan their travel with Wi-Fi availability as a consideration. Via []Continue Reading

Security Fears Over London’s Blanket Wi-Fi

McAfee has claimed that a plan to cover London’s Square Mile with Wi-Fi could put corporate data at risk, but The Cloud insists it is using the best security around. Via []Continue Reading

Google, EarthLink Submit S.F. Wi-Fi Plan

Google and EarthLink have teamed up to submit a proposal to create a city-wide wireless Internet network for San Francisco, officials said Tuesday. Via []Continue Reading

Kit Allows Wireless Video Integration

Texas Instruments defines its DaVinci technology as “a collection of DSP-based system solution components tailored for efficient and compelling digital video.” Which is great, if consumer electronics (CE) products using it can easily connect to a source for that video. TI’s plan to help with that is to make it easier for manufacturers to stickContinue Reading

Bills Would Boost Unlicensed Wi-Fi

Wireless Internet service providers would be allowed to operate freely on new chunks of unused TV spectrum, according to two new bills in the U.S. Senate. Via []Continue Reading

Square Mile Gains Wi-Fi Everywhere

The prospect of wireless LAN ubiquity in the UK has moved a step closer with the announcement that the City of London will within six months be saturated with Wi-Fi connections. Via []Continue Reading