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São Paulo Wi-Fi Scheme Cheaper than Expected

The city of São Paulo, Brazil is currently in the process of tendering a system of Wi-Fi hotspots coordinated in strategic locations. The good news for city officials is that the final contract for the installation of the public Wi-Fi service is 40% lower than it was originally expected to cost. The initiative is part Full Article

EU Parliament Shuts Down Wi-Fi after Hacking Attack

Following a potentially damaging attack by a hacker, the European Parliament has shut down its Wi-Fi until the network connection can be made more secure. Though the Parliament’s connection ...Full Article

Ofcom Identifies Possible Spectrum for 5G Connection

The UK’s telecommunications regulator, Ofcom, has potentially identified new spectrum bands which could potentially be used to transmit 5G mobile broadband connections in the future. With mobile connection technology ...Full Article

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation delivers free internet to rural Vietnam

665 free public internet access points have been set up across rural Vietnam under the auspices of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). The project, entitled “Improvement of ...Full Article

Bill Gates No Fan of Zuckerberg’s Global Internet Plan

It’s been a few months since Mark Zuckerberg announced his plan to bring internet access to the developing world, and it seems that not everyone is as enthused by ...Full Article

Get mobile internet access in the absence of 3G or Wi-Fi with Be-Bound

Be-Bound is a new mobile app with one promise: to keep you connected to the internet, even when there’s no data connection or Wi-Fi available. While the very idea ...Full Article

China may Replace Wi-Fi with Li-Fi

Scientists in China have successfully developed a method of connectivity known as Li-Fi, which allows data to be transferred via light, rather than the traditional radio frequencies. The new ...Full Article

C Spire to Launch 1GB Internet in Mississippi

Internet service provider C Spire has announced the nine finalist cities for the Mississippi launch of its new 1GB broadband home service. This week C Spire announced the finalist ...Full Article

NSA Tech Can Hack Wi-Fi in 8 Mile Radius

New reports on NSA privacy threats have revealed that the government organization has the ability to snoop on any targets in an 8 mile radius as long as they ...Full Article

Netflix shows to be in 4K from now on

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has announced that all future Netflix original programming will be shot and finished in 4K, to match the ever-growing popularity of 4K televisions all over ...Full Article