Tag Archives: Wi-Fi

Virgin to offer free wi-fi on the Tube

Virgin Media UK Virgin Media is to provide free wi-fi to the public on the London underground this summer, at least for an initial period while the Olympics is in town. Boris Johnson confirmed.. more
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O2 unveils free wi-fi for inner London

o2 Ahead of this year’s Olympics, O2 has launched a new scheme to provide free wi-fi to certain London boroughs. The operator has inked a deal with the Royal Borough of Kensington.. more
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Tesco rolls out free wi-fi across the UK

Tesco Store Back in July, we reported on Tesco trialling free wi-fi in four of its stores across the UK. And it would seem the trial was a success, because Tesco has decided.. more
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Virgin Media considers 4G wi-fi boost

Virgin Media is looking to the future, and the future it sees is an ever more congested UK broadband network. This isn’t surprising, given the huge rise in smartphones, tablets and other devices which are now online alongside the likes of computers and game consoles... more
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Google provides location opt-out option

Google have come up with a way for users to ensure their wireless router isn’t automatically being used for location services. Location services work through a database which “matches publicly broadcast information about local wireless networks with their approximate geographical location.” Whilst the information Google.. more
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Motorola Xoom 2 priced at 400 Euros

Motorola’s Xoom 2 has had its arrival at Carphone Warehouse and price leaked. Engadget got hold of a leaked flyer (a piece of paper, not the HTC tablet) which clearly dates the arrival of the device at Carphone Warehouse as before the end of the.. more
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Nokia fires up free London wi-fi

Nokia has rolled out a trial in conjunction with provider Spectrum Interactive to deploy free wi-fi access in London. The gratis wi-fi will be available in 26 locations across the capital, and comes alongside the launch of Nokia’s latest great smartphone hope, the first Lumia.. more
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John Lewis announces free wi-fi

John Lewis plans to roll out free wi-fi services for customers visiting its stores. The BT Openzone hot-spots will be rolled out to every branch by the end of this year, with the exception of the newly built stores in Tamworth and Chester, which will.. more
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O2 Connect VoIP service to be trialled

O2 has announced that it is going to trial a new service which will offer VoIP phone calls to both mobiles and landlines. O2 Connect is a Skype style service which uses VoIP technology to enable calls to be made over wi-fi. Users will be.. more
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Travelodge to offer free wi-fi in bar cafés

Budget hotelier Travelodge has rolled out another reason to stay over at many of its lodges, namely free wi-fi. Although the wi-fi will be provided not in rooms, but slight less conveniently in the bar cafés. Of course, not all Travelodge’s have a bar café.. more
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