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WBA launches City Wi-Fi roaming project

Tuesday 23 August 2016 | 16:00 CET | News
The Wireless Broadband Alliance launched the City Wi-Fi Roaming project, part of the World Wi-Fi Day initiative to accelerate affordable wireless connectivity around the world. The initiative allows consumers and visitors of major cities, including New York, San Francisco, San Jose and Singapore, to automatically roam between the public Wi-Fi networks throughout August and September. The free Wi-Fi Roaming service is based on Next Generation Hotspot (NGH), Passpoint Technology based on Hotspot 2.0 Specifications. There are over 1,000 hotspots in total with 228 in downtown San Francisco, 500

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Wireless Broadband Alliance
Countries: Singapore / United States
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