Tag "WiFi"

Shoppers Stop nods at Omni-Mobility to boost sales

NEW DELHI: Shoppers Stop has announced a collaboration with Cisco to implement Cisco Wireless Solution across

SpiceJet may offer paid WiFi services on board

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to lure passengers and make their journey enjoyable, SpiceJet is planning to offer paid WiFi services on its flights, according to a Livemint report. The services will allow passengers to stream live movies and cricket on platforms

Google rolls out Wi-Fi at 100th railway station in India

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Installing Wi-Fi at 100th railway station, the tech goliath, Google has announced the rollout of Railwire Wi-Fi at Udhagamandalam (Ooty) bringing in high-speed Internet. Over 10 million people who pass through these stations every day now have an access to

Facebook testing a feature to help you find nearby free Wi-Fi hotspots

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Everyone knows about Facebook’s ambitious plans about the reach of the Internet to the farthest corners of the world. The social networking giant is now testing a feature designed to highlight places where you can access free and public Wi-Fi

Apple reportedly abandons the router business

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Though Apple is still selling its AirPort routers, it has reportedly disbanded the hardware division responsible for its AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express, and Time Capsule products, according to a report from Bloomberg. Citing people familiar with the matter, the report

Microsoft partners D-link to deliver ‘Super Wi-Fi’ to remote areas

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Tech behemoths – Facebook and Google – have already launched initiatives to deliver Internet to the rural and remote regions of the world. The latest tech company to join the bandwagon is Microsoft. The Redmond-based software company has partnered with

Cafe Coffee Day teams-up with O-Zone Network to offer free Wi-Fi

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Coffee is the common man’s gold, and Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) is best known for making that coffee experience special for all the caffeine lovers. Aiming to make it still better, CCD has tied-up with O-Zone Networks to offer free

Facebook to offer WiFi to villages near railway stations

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After completing a pilot run of Express WiFi in 125 Indian villages, Facebook has now approached another government ISP, RailTel for offering WiFi in India, reports ET. Facebook would be second company after tech giant Google which already offers free

Indian Govt may allow WiFi on flights soon

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Indian carriers don’t offer Internet on flights which are often quite frustrating for passengers. But this may soon change for better as the government is considering allowing WiFi on board. Aviation secretary R.N. Choubey on Wednesday said (via Livemint), that

Facebook testing Express WiFi service in India

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Facebook has launched new paid internet service called Express WiFi that allows India’s mobile phone owners in underserved locations to purchase data from local internet service providers in order to access the internet. A pilot version of the program, in

Masaya volcano in Nicaragua to be connected to the internet

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Technology is slowly and steadily bringing every nook of the world in the digital connectivity domain. Scientists are now planning to use this means to gather data to better predict when a volcano will erupt. General Electric (GE) in partnership

ASI signs MoU With RailTel and BSNL for WiFi Services at historic sites

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Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with state-run RailTel and BSNL for providing WiFi services at its various monuments and sites. The service will be free for the first half-an-hour and thereafter chargeable on

Starbucks and McDonald’s consent to filter WiFi porn

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Starbucks and McDonald’s have decided to implement filtering technology to block customers using WiFi from accessing pornography sites. The move follows a campaign from anti-pornography groups Enough is Enough and the National Center on Sexual Exploitation that was demanding the

MyFreeTv announces free WiFi infotainment for travelers

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Offline video-on-demand entertainment service MyFreeTV has announced a WiFi entertainment system for people on the move. The Intel-powered service would allow users to access a wide range of multimedia content free of cost when connected to MyFreeTV hotspot while traveling in

East Delhi to be the first free WiFi zone under AAP’s government

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East Delhi would be the first to see the light on free WiFi services that were promised by the Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government when it came to power last year. Delhi government had also decided to provide fiber-to-home services,