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Project Fi’s international data now covers 170 countries

Google has recently announced that its Project Fi wireless service is now providing data coverage in no less than 170 countries across the planet. That new number is 35 more than the previous 135, with new nations such as Belize, Monaco, Nigeria, Tunisia, and Myanmar now enjoying international data.

Introducing the AT&T Smart Wi-Fi Extender

AT&T is unveiling a new offering that subscribers might want to get if they want to improve their overall Wi-Fi experience at home. Meet the AT&T Smart Wi-Fi Extender, which can make Wi-Fi signals more reliable and more steady through the use of mesh technology. The product is made available only online, and is priced at $35.

Riot Micro: Building a Cheaper, Low-Power Chip for IoT Networks

By combining Bluetooth technology and a crew of engineers that specialize in Wi-Fi, Riot Micro is setting out to build a more cost effective and lower power chip designed to be used in cellular Internet of Things (IoT) networks. As explained by Peter Wong, the chief executive officer of the company, the objective was to maintain costing and power levels the same as those of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and quite obviously, Riot Micro felt it had to shift from the regular method of producing LTE modems. 

Introducing The Unlimited WiFi Plan: A Global WiFi Offering From US Mobile

US Mobile’s new Unlimited WiFi plan may well be considered the biggest of its kind in the world, in terms of providing WiFi coverage. For a price of just $10 a month, the offering gives mobile users access to more than 60 million hotspots in over 120 countries around the planet, as well as more than 35 million hotspots in the United States alone.

Your Guide To Facebook’s Wi-Fi Locator

About a week ago, Facebook had announced that it was finally beginning to launch its Wi-Fi locator tool to all users around the world. Officially designated as Find Wi-Fi, the new feature basically allows users of the biggest social media platform in the planet to search for business establishments within the vicinity that offer public Wi-Fi service, free of charge.

Facebook Testing Feature That Allows Users To Detect Free Wi-Fi

Facebook has already started testing a feature that will help its users spot places where they can enjoy access to a free Wi-Fi connection. As a matter of fact, this new feature is actually being rolled out in a few countries around the world, especially among iOS powered devices that have the social media giant’s app installed.

Free Wi-Fi On Your Bus Coming Soon, Courtesy Of Google

Recently this week, Google has officially announced its Google Stations project, with the objective of delivering free Wi-Fi connections inside trains and buses across the globe. The tech giant has actually began this movement (or something like it) last year when it started bringing free Internet service to train and bus stations in India. Moving forward though, Google is envisioning country in the world to have a similar experience.

 

Google, Facebook Test Separate Potentially Game-Changing Broadband Technologies

Two of the biggest power players in the history of tech -- search giant Google and social media king Facebook -- are separately testing wireless broadband projects that are aimed at boosting fixed line networks. And these projects from these titans have the potential of disrupting the current wireless industry. 

 

New iPhone Models On AT&T Now Have Wi-Fi Calling

A few days after finally getting its waiver approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), AT&T has officially launched its Wi-Fi Calling feature on Apple’s iPhone devices, most especially those of the newer models already updated with iOS 9.

Why You Should Learn To Disable The Wi-Fi Assist Feature On iOS 9

The release of iOS 9, the newest version of Apple’s iOS mobile operating system, has brought some new cool features. One of them is Wi-Fi Assist, a feature which is designed to automatically switch your iPhone to a cellular connection or mobile data connection as soon as your Wi-Fi signal gets disconnected or becomes too weak to be useful. 

 

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