Councillor wants free Wi-Fi for Toronto

A Toronto councillor is proposing the creation of free Wi-Fi zones in the city’s parks and other public spaces. Toronto is lagging behind other Canadian cities like Fredericton and Edmonton, which have been

Published on: September 18th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Three wireless media hubs that offer extra storage

For many mobile workers, media hubs offer the ideal solution for dealing with data storage shortage when they run out of space on their laptops, tablets or smart phones. These devices offer extra

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

All of Montreal could be wrapped in WiMax blanket

2009 is the deadline by which two Quebec-based companies are aiming to have all of Montreal wrapped under a huge WiMax-based Wi-Fi "blanket".Internet service provider (ISP) Radioactif.com and network installer Nomade Telecom Inc.

Published on: June 19th, 2007

Is Wi-Fi worthwhile or a wireless waste?

To some it’s the best thing since sliced bread. Others dismiss it as a waste of taxpayer money. The subject of this controversy is Wi-Fi — or more specifically, municipally funded Wi-Fi broadband.

Published on: March 31st, 2005 Michael Martin

Wi-Fi gaining foothold in the Philippines

Less than two years after its commercial rollout, wireless fidelity, or Wi-Fi, has already made a “breakthrough” in the local computing market, industry players agreed. Wi-Fi allows wireless access to the Internet via

Published on: November 23rd, 2004 Grace S. Clavecilla

Security is no barrier to WLAN plans

Companies citing security as the reason why they are choosing not to deploy wireless LANs (WLANs) within the enterprise are either making excuses for not being able to afford the technology or simply

Published on: March 17th, 2004 Lindsay Bruce

Toshiba builds Wi-Fi agenda

In a move intended to take wireless computing to the mainstream, Toshiba Corp. next week will announce plans to launch a nationwide wireless service that spans corporate and consumer applications. The service --

Published on: June 13th, 2002 Ephraim Schwartz