Tag "Wi-Fi"

Watch that Wi-Fi!

Ritesh Chopra What’s the Wi-fi password? You will often find people or yourselves asking this question

World Wi-Fi Day: Tips to be secure on public Wi-Fi

BANGALORE, INDIA: As we celebrate the World Wi-Fi Day today, let’s not forget the security risks associated with public Wi-Fi, especially when it is available everywhere and what seems like a convenience can actually put your inofrmation at a great risk.

BSNL set to connect 2000 cities with Wi-Fi

By : CIOL Writers

State-owned telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam plans to connect over 2,000 cities with Wi-Fi internet soon. The telco will create Wi-Fi connectivity in major markets and congregation hubs as the company expands its base in partnership with QuadGen Wireless. The

Ancestral villages of 2 nobel laureates will get connected on World Wi-Fi Day

CHENNAI: On the World Wi-Fi Day(June 20) two villages in Tamil Nadu- Purasakkudi and Mangudi will get internet connectivity. These are no ordinary villages as they were homes to India’s top two physicists, Sir C.V. Raman and Dr. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.

IIT-Madras engineer to double Wi-Fi speeds

By : CIOL Writers

Columbia University’s Harish Krishnaswamy, an electrical engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology –Madras has developed a unique technology that doubles Wi-Fi speeds with a single antenna — an accomplishment that can transform the telecommunications field in future. The

Li-Fi Vs Wi-Fi

By : CIOL Writers

WiFi may soon be a thing of past. A new technology, Light Fidelity or LiFi looks ready to change the face of communications sooner than we know. LiFi is a light-based communication technology, which makes use of light waves instead

Is Wi-Fi the new oxygen?

Sunil Tandon Wi-Fi has been the buzz word for 2015, an expected ask from every public space in our country; a hotel without Wi-Fi is unthinkable; our travel/everyday destinations are decided basis two questions – mobile connectivity and Wi-Fi. Trust

Du benefits from WiFi hotspots monetization

DUBAI: Elitecore Technologies has helped du, the Tier-1 operator in the Middle East, to deliver enhanced WiFi services with monetization capabilities including location-specific, context-aware advertisements and offers across du hotspots. The spread of public WiFi is a key aspect of the

Goa Airport goes Wi-Fi

GOA, INDIA: Tata Docomo has announced an exclusive partnership with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to deliver high-speed public Wi-Fi services at Dabolim International Airport, Goa. The service, was officially unveiled by CM  Laxmikant Parsekar,  where he said, “The Prime Minister’s vision

After smart home and city, how about turning a stadium smart now?

BANGALORE, INDIA: Huawei and Infosys come up with a Smart Stadium Solution to provide high-speed Wi-Fi access and smart services for users in stadiums and exhibition centers. With rising mobile consumption and rapidly advancing digital marketing standards, Internet services alone

Google to provide free high-speed wi-fi at 400 rail stations in India

SAN JOSE, USA: During PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Google’s U.S. headquarters yesterday, the company CEO Sundar Pichai has announced a new project to provide free high-speed public Wi-Fi in 400 train stations across India. Google will collaborate with Indian

How did Springhill Medical Center and Cumberland University scale network capacity?

BENGALURU, INDIA: Springhill Medical Center and Cumberland University are leveraging flow-based wired and wireless solutions to scale network capacity. Both the organizations are seeing phenomenal growth in their Wi-Fi infrastructure needs, driven by the rapid adoption of smart phones, tablets,

Uber grabs the Airtel wallet

MUMBAI, INDIA: Bharti Airtel and taxi hailing service Uber have partnered. The partnership enables consumers from across the country to pay for their trips by using Airtel Money, the company’s mobile wallet service and also access free high-speed Internet powered

Ola Select to offer in-cab Wi-Fi

BANGALORE, INDIA: Ola Select has announced a slew of benefits for its most frequent customers. The benefits include in-cab Wi-Fi, free upgrades, discounts and exclusive benefits from partner brands like Myntra, Snapdeal and Cleartrip. In the near future, the company

Smart cities’ vision get a boost from WBA

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), in association with FICCI, hosted the WBA Vision Forum 2015. WBA introduced its first initiative in India to discuss the transformational role of Wi-Fi in Connected City Deployments by bringing together close to 200

BSNL targets 2500 Wi-Fi hotspots in the current fiscal

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is in process of setting up Wi-Fi Hotspots on PAN India basis (except Delhi  and Mumbai). It has reportedly a target to set up 40,000 wi-fi hotspots in next three years and

61pc consumers in India demand high-speed Wi-Fi

SUWANEE, USA : Consumers demand Wi-Fi without limits, which highlights a growing disparity between expectation and reality when it comes to Wi-Fi at home revealed a study. The 2015 ARRIS Consumer Entertainment Index (CEI) also pointed to a connection to

Fortinet acquires Meru Networks for $44 mn

BANGALORE, INDIA: Fortinet has acquired of Meru Networks, a player in intelligent Wi-Fi networking. Fortinet is paying $1.63 per Meru share in cash, an equity value of approximately $44 million for the transaction. With the close of this acquisition, Fortinet expands

The 7th wonder of the world to go digital

MUMBAI, INDIA: Taj Mahal—the seventh wonder of the world will soon go digital. Come July, tourists visiting the famous mausoleum will now get free Wi-Fi access for the first 30 minutes. BSNL has already deployed the network, and the telecom service

Tata Docomo launches new advanced Photon

By : Sanghamitra Kar

HYDERABAD, INDIA: Tata Docomo, has announced the launch of its new Advanced Photon Max Wi-Fi Duo. The Photon Max Wi-Fi Duo ensures that internet users enjoy non-stop, high speed Wi-Fi connectivity on multiple devices without the worry of running out