Wi-Fi Zones Could Increase Sense Of Community

The wireless internet access areas encourage users to emerge from their homes and go online in more public places.
March 10, 2006, 10am PST | David Gest
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"Increasing numbers of people use wi-fi in their homes so they can tote their laptop around and surf in the kitchen, garden or garage; but still the experience remains stubbornly tethered to a home connection.

This could be about to undergo a big change."

"For some time, many cafes, libraries, shops, stations, airports and restaurants have been installing wi-fi access points
so customers can surf the web as they eat, browse or wait."

"These moves to set up wi-fi zones rather than just hotspots look set to let people take their online lives with them wherever they are."

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Published on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 in BBC News
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