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# wifi - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Minister 'disappointed' with broadband rollout delays as firm says completion dates uncertain
# WiFi
# WiFi

Minister 'disappointed' with broadband rollout delays as firm says completion dates uncertain

Jan 27th 2022, 4:15 PM 14,733 Views 40 Comments

National Broadband Ireland told an Oireachtas committee that issues have arisen with the rollout that are “beyond our direct control”.

# wifi - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Fianna Fáil says it won't bring down the government over the broadband plan
# Rural Broadband
# Rural Broadband

Fianna Fáil says it won't bring down the government over the broadband plan

Aug 27th 2019, 4:58 PM 10,825 Views 65 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Timmy Dooley said the decision to proceed is a matter for government.

# wifi - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Government spends more than €25m on consultancy fees for National Broadband Plan
# Rural Broadband
# Rural Broadband

Government spends more than €25m on consultancy fees for National Broadband Plan

Aug 24th 2019, 12:10 AM 12,503 Views 52 Comments

The fees were paid to firms for advice given from 2013 to date.

# wifi - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Government keen to sign broadband contract and get 'started right away'
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

Government keen to sign broadband contract and get 'started right away'

Aug 21st 2019, 4:21 PM 10,721 Views 37 Comments

Government sources state that more delays will come at further extra costs.

# wifi - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'What planet are they living on?': Martin calls out 'farcical' broadband plan, says ESB agency should roll out network
# WiFi
# WiFi

'What planet are they living on?': Martin calls out 'farcical' broadband plan, says ESB agency should roll out network

May 9th 2019, 1:56 PM 25,754 Views 109 Comments

FIanna Fáil says if in power it would set up an agency in the ESB to roll out broadband to rural Ireland.

# wifi - Friday 26 April, 2019

Government set to decide whether to sign off on €3bn National Broadband Plan
# WiFi
# WiFi

Government set to decide whether to sign off on €3bn National Broadband Plan

Apr 26th 2019, 1:38 PM 15,201 Views 105 Comments

The plan aims to bring high-speed internet to smaller towns and one-off homes around Ireland.

# wifi - Thursday 7 February, 2019

After a three-year absence, free public Wi-Fi is coming back to Dublin - but not the city centre
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

After a three-year absence, free public Wi-Fi is coming back to Dublin - but not the city centre

Feb 7th 2019, 5:15 PM 2,029 Views 2 Comments

The local authority concluded that restaurants and cafés can provide access instead.

# wifi - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

EU secures funding to roll out free WiFi hotspots to public spaces
# Wifi4eu
# Wifi4eu

EU secures funding to roll out free WiFi hotspots to public spaces

Nov 7th 2018, 6:15 AM 7,892 Views 6 Comments

Local authorities can apply for vouchers worth €15,000 to provide free public WiFi in town centres, parks, libraries and museums.

# wifi - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Man receives €26,692 mobile bill from Three after returning home from holiday
# Data Roaming
# Data Roaming

Man receives €26,692 mobile bill from Three after returning home from holiday

Apr 19th 2018, 8:30 PM 172,339 Views 125 Comments

Three says it “makes every effort to ensure that customers can manage their roaming charges when abroad”.

# wifi - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Salvaging the broadband plan: 'State stepping in to provide rural internet should be considered'
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

Salvaging the broadband plan: 'State stepping in to provide rural internet should be considered'

Feb 6th 2018, 1:19 PM 8,040 Views 46 Comments

Fianna Fáil will tonight ask the government to stall the procurement process and review what has gone wrong in the roll-out of broadband.

# wifi - Sunday 10 September, 2017

17 things that are quicker than Irish Rail wifi
# Wiffy
From The Daily Edge
# Wiffy

17 things that are quicker than Irish Rail wifi

Sep 10th 2017, 9:30 PM 8,558 Views 0 Comments

What are we supposed to do to pass the time? Read?

# wifi - Sunday 9 July, 2017

After a few glitches, Facebook is confident its drones will provide internet to 4 billion people
# Aquila
# Aquila

After a few glitches, Facebook is confident its drones will provide internet to 4 billion people

Jul 9th 2017, 8:30 PM 24,290 Views 52 Comments

Around 4 billion people across the world don’t have internet access.

# wifi - Saturday 19 November, 2016

A guy waiting for a flight in New York came across the most immature WiFi name
# Yell Penis
From The Daily Edge
# Yell Penis

A guy waiting for a flight in New York came across the most immature WiFi name

Nov 19th 2016, 2:30 PM 6,595 Views 1 Comment

A dilemma.

# wifi - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Wi-Fi to be made available on Aer Lingus short-haul flights
# Come Fly With IT
# Come Fly With IT

Wi-Fi to be made available on Aer Lingus short-haul flights

Nov 10th 2016, 9:28 AM 10,768 Views 25 Comments

The carrier’s owner International Airlines Group said it will begin the roll-out of the service at the start of 2017.

# wifi - Monday 7 November, 2016

People who paid thousands for tickets left waiting outside Web Summit
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

People who paid thousands for tickets left waiting outside Web Summit

Nov 7th 2016, 8:28 PM 42,200 Views 68 Comments

Late Late ticket prices started at €1,000 for exhibition floor only.

# wifi - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Accessing WiFi in a public spot? You should be extra careful
# CONNECTION
# CONNECTION

Accessing WiFi in a public spot? You should be extra careful

Jul 9th 2016, 11:00 AM 27,278 Views 17 Comments

For obvious reasons, you shouldn’t treat it like your connection at home.

# wifi - Thursday 28 April, 2016

WiFi speed not up to scratch? Here's how you can try fixing it...
# Troubleshooting
# Troubleshooting

WiFi speed not up to scratch? Here's how you can try fixing it...

Apr 28th 2016, 12:15 PM 42,973 Views 53 Comments

If it’s way below what you should be getting, a few things could be causing a problem.

# wifi - Monday 28 March, 2016

So what should you consider when switching broadband plans?
# Comparisons
# Comparisons

So what should you consider when switching broadband plans?

Mar 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 30,649 Views 46 Comments

We all want better value and faster speeds but what should you keep in mind?

# wifi - Monday 28 December, 2015

Have a bit of spare time? You should change your WiFi password
# 12 Days Of Tech
# 12 Days Of Tech

Have a bit of spare time? You should change your WiFi password

Dec 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 26,215 Views 30 Comments

It might seem trivial but changing the default password prevents freeloaders from using your WiFi without your knowledge.

# wifi - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Is there any real difference between 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Is there any real difference between 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi?

Dec 6th 2015, 11:00 AM 54,962 Views 53 Comments

Apart from the numbers, of course.

# wifi - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Fairy lights could be slowing down your broadband, watchdog warns
# Is This On?
# Is This On?

Fairy lights could be slowing down your broadband, watchdog warns

Dec 1st 2015, 10:54 AM 15,975 Views 18 Comments

Other household items that were flagged as slowing down wifi were microwave ovens, baby monitors and lamps.

# wifi - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Dublin could get a café that blocks mobile phone signals
# Log Off
From The Daily Edge
# Log Off

Dublin could get a café that blocks mobile phone signals

Nov 3rd 2015, 2:06 PM 4,386 Views 6 Comments

Would you be able for it…?

# wifi - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

16 WiFi names that are totally on point
# Wifight
From The Daily Edge
# Wifight

16 WiFi names that are totally on point

Sep 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 13,743 Views 7 Comments

Cya UPC034589.

# wifi - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Senators want to criminalise offending people online – and they're dangerously misguided
# Opinion
# Opinion

Senators want to criminalise offending people online – and they're dangerously misguided

Jul 11th 2015, 8:00 AM 78 Views 97 Comments

Without the freedom to offend, freedom of expression does not exist.

# wifi - Monday 6 July, 2015

Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi
# Quelle Surprise
# Quelle Surprise

Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi

Jul 6th 2015, 11:32 AM 39,487 Views 127 Comments

The senator said the ‘mispronunciation’ incident has kickstarted her General Election campaign.

# wifi - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Your next WiFi hotspot won’t be in your home but your car
# On The Move
# On The Move

Your next WiFi hotspot won’t be in your home but your car

Jul 5th 2015, 3:00 PM 19,456 Views 36 Comments

And it’s something that car manufacturers are starting to include in their vehicles as part of the connected car movement.

# wifi - Friday 3 July, 2015

People cannot get over Fidelma Healy-Eames and her 'wiffy code'
# There In A Wiffy
From The Daily Edge
# There In A Wiffy

People cannot get over Fidelma Healy-Eames and her 'wiffy code'

Jul 3rd 2015, 10:19 AM 5,596 Views 6 Comments

#pcgonemad #sexualorientation

# wifi - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Fidelma Healy Eames pronounced WiFi as 'wiffy' and it was straight up mortifying
# Whiffy
From The Daily Edge
# Whiffy

Fidelma Healy Eames pronounced WiFi as 'wiffy' and it was straight up mortifying

Jul 2nd 2015, 8:22 PM 5,971 Views 4 Comments

“Do you have the wiffy code?”

# wifi - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Millions of Apple and Google customers are vulnerable to a decades-old hack
# Encryption
# Encryption

Millions of Apple and Google customers are vulnerable to a decades-old hack

Mar 4th 2015, 9:38 PM 21,795 Views 15 Comments

Hackers may be harvesting your sensitive personal information.

# wifi - Monday 2 March, 2015

Dublin pub makes a statement with their wifi password
# Love Is Love
From The Daily Edge
# Love Is Love

Dublin pub makes a statement with their wifi password

Mar 2nd 2015, 2:30 PM 19,530 Views 2 Comments

Oscars strikes again.

# wifi - Sunday 22 February, 2015

So what's the deal with Smart TVs?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

So what's the deal with Smart TVs?

Feb 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 23,508 Views 48 Comments

Almost every TV now comes with some kind of smart capability, but do they add anything to the experience?

# wifi - Monday 17 November, 2014

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news...
# Wifine
# Wifine

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news...

Nov 17th 2014, 2:09 PM 22,345 Views 34 Comments

…but it might cost us.

Google's plans to start testing its WiFi balloons in Australia
# Test Run
# Test Run

Google's plans to start testing its WiFi balloons in Australia

Nov 17th 2014, 11:59 AM 7,285 Views 15 Comments

20 WiFi beaming balloons will be launched across Western Queensland as part of its plan to bring internet access to the world.

# wifi - Thursday 13 November, 2014

"State of you" WiFi network found on Dublin Bus
# Poor Ray
From The Daily Edge
# Poor Ray

"State of you" WiFi network found on Dublin Bus

Nov 13th 2014, 7:00 PM 4,904 Views 1 Comment

State of you.

# wifi - Thursday 6 November, 2014

CEO of Web Summit says if dodgy WiFi not fixed 'we won't be in this country much longer'
# Is That A Threat?
# Is That A Threat?

CEO of Web Summit says if dodgy WiFi not fixed 'we won't be in this country much longer'

Nov 6th 2014, 5:55 PM 40,253 Views 124 Comments

Around 22,000 people attended the event which is worth an estimated €100 million to the Irish economy.

# wifi - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'The most Irish thing ever': WiFi trouble at Dublin's Web Summit
# Morto
# Morto

'The most Irish thing ever': WiFi trouble at Dublin's Web Summit

Nov 4th 2014, 5:50 PM 27,958 Views 57 Comments

Over 16,000 devices were connected to the wifi at the RDS today.

# wifi - Monday 13 October, 2014

Samsung says it's developed WiFi technology that's five times faster

Samsung says it's developed WiFi technology that's five times faster

Oct 13th 2014, 12:22 PM 9,842 Views 14 Comments

The new speeds would allow a 1GB movie to be downloaded in less than three seconds and allow uncompressed HD videos to be streamed in real-time.

# wifi - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin

Sep 30th 2014, 6:00 PM 21,757 Views 40 Comments

Engineers worked to fix the problem, said the broadband provider.

# wifi - Monday 29 September, 2014

Londoners unwittingly give up their first born child for free WiFi
# Terms And Conditions Apply
From The Daily Edge
# Terms And Conditions Apply

Londoners unwittingly give up their first born child for free WiFi

Sep 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 42,359 Views 27 Comments

It was part of an experiment into the dangers of public WiFi use.

# wifi - Sunday 21 September, 2014

How to change the password for your WiFi modem
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

How to change the password for your WiFi modem

Sep 21st 2014, 11:00 AM 39,958 Views 23 Comments

Default passwords may seem long, but they’re not that secure so you should change it when you get the chance.

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