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UPDATED: Vodafone internet down around New Zealand, customers want answers
Vodafone NZ internet is down around the country, and with no word from the company, customers have turned to Facebook to share their thoughts.
Dual-use routers raise security concerns
At least 1 in 3 home routers will be used as public Wi-Fi hotspots by 2017, exacerbating security and privacy concerns.
What’s next for the Wireless Industry? Top Wi-Fi Trends in 2016
Wi-Fi technology has become such a pervasive force that it has become hard to imagine what life will be like without wireless Internet access.
Largest salon brand deploys Aerohive Wi-Fi networking solutions
“Aerohive’s commitment to retail has been firmly established. No other platform provides the foundation for future in-salon technology innovation."
Where is Wi-Fi headed?
It’s impossible to remember a world without Wi-Fi. The ability to connect users to a wireless network is one of our most significant developments.
Gore District Council says hello to modern world, rolls out free WiFi
“Tourists and locals will benefit from having free WiFi access. Statistics show that people stay longer in towns with free WiFi."
Huawei tackles weak Wi-Fi problem with new solution
"Leveraging an innovative architecture, Huawei's Agile Distributed Wi-Fi Solution helps enterprises solve Wi-Fi network challenges."
Free Wi-Fi....Wait, where?
In global news, the city of Moscow is planning to install additional Wi-Fi hotspots in its cemeteries.
Hands-on review: Asus AC3100 RT-AC88U Router & WiFi Access Point for gamers
Well done Asus, this is a superb device and I can see gamers or those watching 4K video getting superior performance right out of the box.
Uh oh: Wi-Fi Barbie ideal attack target
”Ultimately, this research demonstrates the security of the mobile apps associated with IoT devices must be a higher priority."
Wave 2 of 802.11ac poised to be highest shipping Wi-Fi ever
The 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi standard is starting to gain ‘rapid’ traction and is poised to become the highest shipping Wi-Fi standard yet.
Avoiding the pitfalls of free Wi-Fi
Due to ubiquitous adoption of internet enabled mobile devices, consumer demand for 24/7 connectivity has never been greater.
D-Link ups home security game with industry-first Wi-Fi siren
“Our new Smart Wi-Fi Siren means you will never again miss an intruder entering your home, especially as we approach the Christmas holiday period."
Secure Wi-Fi: The Fortinet way
“In short, if you operate a network, Fortinet has the right-sized security solution that is perfect for your requirements.”
NETSCOUT’s Fluke Networks Enterprise Solutions broadens support for 802.11ac
“A faster wireless technology standard like 802.11ac offers significant upside, but only if IT teams can keep the network running at optimal levels."
Fast, free Wi-Fi at sea unlikely, according to new study
"Desire and reality differ widely as a ship rarely has internet for free and the connection is relatively slow."
Alcatel-Lucent ups wireless performance with new Wave 2 access point
ALE has debuted a new 802.11ac Wave 2 access point designed to improve wireless performance in networks with growing number of mobile devices.
Hands-on review: Linksys AC2600 Max-Stream MU-Mimo
The AC2600 is a winner for homes with a large collection of Wi-Fi connected widgets.
The Connected Journey - WiFi essential for passenger transport
"A revolution in transport powered by high-performance wireless internet and a range of services that run seamlessly through this connectivity."
D-Link launches Wi-Fi modem router, exclusive to ANZ
The Taipan is an 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (N600 + AC1300 + AC1300) Wi-Fi Modem Router that uses Tri-Band Wi-Fi and D-Link’s Smart Connect technology.
In-flight Wi-Fi market taking off in APAC
"Asia-Pacific will witness the highest adoption rate of in-flight Wi-Fi, and this will be driven by an increasing demand for in-flight connectivity."
Ruckus Wireless completes industry first
"Ruckus is once again leading the way in Wi-Fi innovation, making it easier for carriers and enterprises to virtualise and optimise their networks."
Wi-Fi is must-have for Kiwi holidaymakers
"This year’s data shows an unrelenting preference for Wifi which can be a clincher when deciding on a particular holiday home."
Managing the Internet of Things: The network operator’s challenge
The Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding - and its traffic is totally unlike anything that network operators have encountered.