Category Archives: ISP

Qwest Offers Wi-Fi-capable DSL Modems

Qwest Communications International Inc., a telephone and Internet service provider in Arizona and other western states, Thursday announced that it will offer a Wi-Fi capable DSL modem to all new Qwest consumer and small-business DSL subscribers. Via []Continue Reading

Canada Pushes For More Wi-Fi

The Canadian government may soon have to change the official motto of Ontario to “Wireless she began and wireless she remains” as the number of hotspots continues to rise in the area. Via []Continue Reading

Wi-Fi Roaming Pacts Roundup

Wi-Fi continues to be embraced by the wireless industry and its consumers. Looking to garner an even larger piece of the Wi-Fi pie, Sprint and Boingo Wireless have forged separate roaming agreements with new partners. Via []Continue Reading

T-Mobile To Offer Wi-Fi To Comcast Customers

Cable broadband customers will have more incentive to take their home high-speed Internet experience on the road thanks to a new venture to be announced Monday by T-Mobile, the USA’s top Wi-Fi provider, and Comcast, the No. 1 cable and broadband seller. Via []Continue Reading

Former Covad Execs Plan Nationwide Wi-Fi Broadband Network

MetroFi Inc., a start-up company founded by former Covad officials, is eyeing Wi-Fi as the foundation of a new nationwide broadband network that could serve as a viable alternative to high-speed service from local telephone and cable companies. Via []Continue Reading

Radio Boost For Rural Broadband

Rural broadband has been given a boost by the UK Government’s decision to free up a key radio frequency. Via []Continue Reading

MCI Expands Wi-Fi Footprint

MCI will more than triple its footprint of Wi-Fi access points through a partnership with Boingo Wireless, MCI announced Tuesday. Via []Continue Reading

Vodafone Launches Rival To Wi-Fi

Mobile telecoms giant Vodafone has said it is launching third generation (3G) mobile wireless services in Germany and Italy. Via []Continue Reading

T-Mobile Buys World’s Fourth Biggest Wi-Fi Provider

T-Mobile’s Austrian subsidiary has acquired Vienna-based Wi-Fi hotspot provider Metronet for an undisclosed sum. Via []Continue Reading

PCCW And Intel Team Up On Fixed Wireless Broadband Development

Hong Kong’s dominant telecom player, PCCW has announced that it will co-operate with Intel to explore new WiMAX fixed wireless broadband technologies and to maximize opportunities in the delivery of broadband data to the consumer and enterprise market segments. Via []Continue Reading

Verizon Puts Some N.Y. Hot Spots On Ice

Verizon Communications is cutting in half the number of hot spots it planned to install in New York City by the end of the year. Via []Continue Reading

Unwired Seeks $100m To Take On Telstra In Wireless Push

Despite the failure of IP1 and Nextgen Networks this year, which sent $1 billion worth of investment down the drain, another telecom start-up is asking the public for $100 million to take on Telstra in Sydney next year. Via []Continue Reading

Cincinnati Bell Offering Free WiFi To Subscribers

Cincinnati Bell Inc. said it is offering its ZoomTown high-speed Internet subscribers free and unlimited wireless fidelity service through the end of the year. Via []Continue Reading

Sprint PCS To Offer Public WiFi

Sprint Corp. plans to offer high-speed wireless Internet access in the U.S. for laptops equipped with WiFi by the end of summer, joining a growing number of major phone companies that have embraced the hot technology. Via []Continue Reading

Speakeasy Lets You Become Your Own Wi-Fi ISP

Seattle Internet service provider Speakeasy has recently introduced Wi-Fi NetShare, a service that allows Speakeasy customers to easily and legally share their high-speed Internet connections with their neighbors.Continue Reading