Tag: WiFi

Southwest Airlines will be the first to allow gate-to-gate WiFi

If you’ve ever been in a situation where you really, really need to use your device on a plane, you’re probably happy to know...

Google using TV whitespace to create spectrum for other uses

Google has announced a program to take unused TV spectrum whitespace, and repurpose it for use. By creating a spectrum database, Google hopes to...

GoGo WiFi to offer in-flight calls, texting

While letting people know your location in real-time is handy, the ability to call and text during a flight would be useful. That’s exactly...

GoGo and Glympse let you offer your location via in-flight WiFi

If you’re looking to let family know when you’re going to arrive, GoGo and Glympse have teamed up to let people know your location...

Google WiFi Passport gets soft launch in Jakarta

One of Google's long-term aspirations, aside from becoming the world's repository of information, is to help get everyone on the planet connected to the...

Scratch Wireless arriving to fight the “too expensive” cellular service options

Scratch Wireless has entered the market as another MVNO style carrier going after the high-pricing often associated with mobile service. In this case they...

Hotspotio App lets users trade WiFi and 4G speeds for Facebook likes

A brand new app has just arrived on the Google Play Store this afternoon after an initial testing phase earlier this year, and it's...

Gogo aims to deliver inflight WiFi with 6x faster speeds

Getting internet and inflight WiFi at 30,000 feet has been a challenge in the past, but lately things are getting up to speed rather...

Google’s Project Loon ‘internet balloon’ takes flight in California

In an effort to bring WiFi and internet access to many parts of the developing world, Google has a new initiative called Project Loon....

Starbucks WiFi provider shifts from AT&T to Google

Free WiFi has long been available at Starbucks locations and while that is not going away, there will soon be a change in providers....

Boingo offer gives hotspot access to Galaxy Tab 3 and Note 8.0 users

Samsung has announced a special perk for those planning to buy a Galaxy Note 8.0 or Galaxy Tab 3 tablet. This perk is being...

Google high-altitude blimps aim to bring WiFi to Africa

Lately there's been a lot of talk and news around Google being deeply involved in a new initiative to bring Wireless internet to places...