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McAllen, TX's communitywide Wi-Fi to bridge digital divide

On Sep 25, 2020
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McAllen, TX @mayordarling said students and those working remotely had been forced to visit fast food restaurants' parking lots or parks to get online. Now, the city is home to more than 1,000 Wi-Fi access points. @chris_teale reports: https://t.co/FM0zqbgRDL
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The border city of 140,000 people has been pummeled by the coronavirus and inequality, and with students back to distance learning, the new network can help get every resident online.

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On Sep 25, 2020
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McAllen, TX @mayordarling said students and those working remotely had been forced to visit fast food restaurants' parking lots or parks to get online. Now, the city is home to more than 1,000 Wi-Fi access points. @chris_teale reports: https://t.co/FM0zqbgRDL
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McAllen, TX's communitywide Wi-Fi to bridge digital divide

McAllen, TX's communitywide Wi-Fi to bridge digital divide

The border city of 140,000 people has been pummeled by the coronavirus and inequality, and with students back to distance learning, the new network can help get every resident online.

Wi-Fi to the rescue as governments react to COVID pandemic

Wi-Fi to the rescue as governments react to COVID pandemic

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How the marriage of 5G and Wi-Fi 6 is set to unleash wireless nirvana

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Wi-Fi® delivers the future of connectivity

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Wireless Broadband Alliance Addresses Challenges for In-Home Wi-Fi

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Read This Before You Use Hotel Wi-Fi

Read This Before You Use Hotel Wi-Fi

Free or fee? Secured or unsecured? We demystify the surprisingly baffling process of logging on when you're on the road.

Ring-a-ding: IoT doorbell exposed customer Wi-Fi passwords to eavesdroppers

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Bitdefender report in July led to patch of code that sent credentials in plaintext.

This app gives you instant access to Wi-Fi passwords in airport terminals and lounges around the world

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Accessing airport wifi while on the move can be a major challenge for tourists. Enter WiFox, a handy app designed to get you online instantly.

Aerial and Quantenna to Showcase Smart Plug-In Device for WiFi Motion Detection at MWC19

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Montreal, February 20, 2019 (GlobeNewswire) – Aerial Technologies, the pioneer in wireless motion analytics powered by AI, today announced the launch of its Smart Plug-In device utilizing a ...

Qualcomm's Wi-Fi 6 via 5G design will deliver better wireless home broadband

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Used together, Wi-Fi 6 and 5G can offer better performance than a 5G to Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) mobile hotspot can provide, though wider deployment of 5G mobile networks is still needed.