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.

"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."

Full Story: Wi-fi set to re-wire social rules

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