News tagged with mobile access

Boom times ahead for mobile Web access

After a slow start, mobile Web access has finally taken off, thanks in large part to better technology, and it will drive growth in Internet use in the future, industry leaders say.

Apr 24, 2009
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Facebook aims to get the world online (Update 2)

Food, water and the Internet? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to get all of the world's 7 billion people online through a partnership with some of the largest mobile technology companies. He says the Web ...

Aug 21, 2013
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Wi-Fi Alliance announces Passpoint program to start in June

(Phys.org) -- The Wi-Fi Alliance, an industry group bent on making Wi-Fi access more available more easily, has announced that it will begin certifying devices and hot-spot providers (using the Hotspot 2 definition) starting next month ...

May 09, 2012 report
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Canadian company planning micro-satellite network

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Canadian company is planning to launch a network of small satellites into a low orbit to improve Internet access in remote and rural areas and to help relieve network congestion caused by ...

Jan 20, 2011 report
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WhatsApp has everything Facebook needs to survive

Facebook has made a play for the mobile market by buying WhatsApp in what should be seen as a significant sign of the times. Desktop computing is the past and mobile access is the future. Facebook knows th ...

Feb 21, 2014
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