About: Wi-Fi

Technology 10-02-2022

European Commission expands the radio spectrum available for 5G

The European Commission has decided to expand the frequency bands available for 5G applications. Still, radio frequency allocation remains a sensitive topic as conflicting interests intersect over old generation networks and new bands.
Transport 30-11-2016

Commission wants manufacturers to build more internet-connected cars

The European Commission wants car companies to make sure new models have a slew of digital technologies that can cut fuel use and be safer on roads, as part of an EU strategy on internet-connect vehicles published today (30 November).
Technology 15-09-2016

Free Wi-Fi in cities? ‘We panicked for five minutes. Then we realised it’s not serious’

Telecoms companies were as surprised as anyone when Jean-Claude Juncker announced Wednesday (14 September) that the European Commission wants every city and village in the EU to have free public Wi-Fi in some places by 2020.
Economy & Jobs 14-12-2015

A browse among the tombstones

Muscovites already enjoy Wi-Fi in cafes and the metro – but soon they will be able to surf the web wirelessly while visiting their dead. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Technology 22-11-2005

Southeast Europe is a world apart for telecoms, study finds

Southeastern European countries are still far from EU standards when it comes to liberalisation of their telecommunications markets, broadband penetration and other parameters of modern information societies, a report finds. 
Technology 30-07-2003

Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)

The EU aims to promote the Information Society by developing multiple broadband access platforms, and the Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs, also known as Wireless Fidelity, or Wi-Fi) appear to provide plausible solutions that are relatively cheaper and faster than Third Generation (3G) mobile technologies.
Technology 08-11-2002

Wi-fi goes to Washington

A new technology could not only restart economic growth but also help connect everyone, everywhere to the Internet at low cost. The McKinsey Quarterly, 2002 Number 4 Remember when technology-based start-ups were going to put established companies out of business?...
Technology 08-11-2002

Revenge of the multiplex

Consolidation among movie theater chains has raised their bargaining power. If the film studios aren t scared by this new kind of owner, they should be. The McKinsey Quarterly, 2002 Number 4 Movie studios are warily eyeing consolidation among US...