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Researchers discover major security flaw in WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol

Researchers discover major security flaw in WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol

Written by on October 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Cyber security watchdogs and researchers are issuing warnings over risks associated with a widely used system for securing Wi-Fi communications after the discovery of a flaw that could allow hackers to read information thought to be encrypted, or infect websites with malware. An alert from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Computer Emergency […]

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When integrating Wi-Fi, operators need to think quality

When integrating Wi-Fi, operators need to think quality

Written by on March 30, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

As we incorporate Wi-Fi we must get more sophisticated, says a new paper from Openet. The challenge, though, is that customers are already used to using Wi-Fi, it is normally free and therefore moving it into a money making model will be difficult. Research conducted by App Annie late last year revealed that Wi-Fi accounts […]

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Important step on the road to unrestricted Wi-Fi access

Important step on the road to unrestricted Wi-Fi access

Written by on March 17, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

A new legal opinion from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) could topple Germany’s tight restrictions on free Wi-Fi—and internet service providers say it might also help boost the number of free Wi-Fi points across Europe. In an opinion issued yesterday (16 March), ECJ top lawyer Maciej Szpunar wrote that businesses that offer free internet […]

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Help, my home network is not working!

Help, my home network is not working!

Written by on March 3, 2016 in Catalysts with 0 Comments

Have you ever had issues with your home internet connection, Wi-Fi or new devices that simply won’t connect or stop working altogether? What is your first response – look up the service manual, Google it or call your service provider? Like me, you have probably tried all the above at some stage but when the […]

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Operators and the Wild West of in-building Wi-Fi

Operators and the Wild West of in-building Wi-Fi

Written by on February 24, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BARCELONA, (Reuters) – A move by cellphone operators to use airwaves freely available in the same bandwidth as Wi-Fi networks has raised concerns that consumers’ home Internet service could be disrupted, along with connected devices such as security monitoring systems. For the operators, who have spent billions of dollars on acquiring licensed frequencies, using the […]

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Mobile operators taking off in scramble to supply in-flight Wi-Fi

Mobile operators taking off in scramble to supply in-flight Wi-Fi

Written by on December 17, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

Singapore’s M1 has launched a new unlimited in-flight data roaming service covering 18 airlines and available as both a subscription and pay-per-use service. The service will offer connections to M1’s preferred in-flight network OnAir with consumption costs capped at S$25 ($17.71) per day for subscription customers. It covers airlines including Singapore Airlines, British Airways and […]

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Ding dong, Wi-Fi calling – beware bill shock

Ding dong, Wi-Fi calling – beware bill shock

Written by on October 6, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Apparently when it comes to Wi-Fi, it is like the Wild West out there. A recent study, reported by Telecoms.com, cites Xcellair, a company whose mission is to maximise the mobile mish-mash of networks for mobile operators. They found, refreshingly in their own offices, that Wi-Fi as an intelligent offload technology is deeply flawed. It […]

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DT, Inmarsat to offer internet in the air

DT, Inmarsat to offer internet in the air

Written by on September 22, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Passengers on European short-haul flights are to be offered high-speed internet access using a combined satellite and air-to-ground network to be built by Britain’s Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom. The platform will cater for travellers in Europe, which includes some of the highest density air-traffic routes in the world, and provide levels of […]

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Wi-Fi wars – a missed opportunity for operators?

Wi-Fi wars – a missed opportunity for operators?

Written by on August 25, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

You would have thought that getting online in a public building would be easy. With Wi-Fi now in planes, trains and automobiles, something that does not move would surely be a simple thing to cover. Either the building itself can provide Wi-Fi access or a WiFi network such as Boingo should take up the challenge, or an operator […]

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Wi-Fi: going wild and disappearing

Wi-Fi: going wild and disappearing

Written by on August 15, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

The Whole Sort of General Mish Mash of Things is emerging. It seemed for some time as if there would be a weird sort of battle between competing access technologies. There is Wi-Fi and 2G and 3G, 4G and 5G. Who knows, it is highly likely, knowing us, that no sooner has 5G landed but 6G […]

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