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# 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 10,811 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 12,446 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 10,705 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 25,720 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 15,185 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 2,024 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 7,880 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 170,676 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 8,033 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 8,488 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 24,279 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 6,576 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 10,759 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 41,930 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 27,250 Views 19 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 42,772 Views 58 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 30,497 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 25,972 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 53,478 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 15,967 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 4,382 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 13,383 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 71 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 39,419 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 19,449 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 5,575 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 5,934 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 21,783 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 19,497 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 23,494 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 22,200 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 7,282 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 4,899 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 40,227 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 27,873 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 9,838 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 21,739 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 42,346 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 38,042 Views 23 Comments

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

This Dublin business is plotting to take over the Middle East's airwaves
# Switched On
# Switched On

This Dublin business is plotting to take over the Middle East's airwaves

Sep 21st 2014, 8:45 AM 12,137 Views 5 Comments

Free WiFi entrepreneurs MyPlace Connect looking at next phase of expansion plans.

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