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2013-01-10 05:01:51

Monzoon Networks, one of the European pioneers in public WLAN hotspots, successfully launched on January 1st, 2013 the fastest version of their MINAS hotspot systems at Airport Zurich. At least 30'000 concurrent visitor are able to use high speed Internet at Airport Zurich simulataneously and free of charge. This adds another large hotspot to the existing Swiss wide hotspot footprint of 850 locations, exclusively being operated by Monzoon Networks. Besides free Internet access for 1 hour,...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Wi-Fi, a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance, is not a technical term; however, the Alliance has used the term to describe only a narrow range of connectivity technologies including wireless local are network as well as PAN, LAN, and WAN. "IEEE 802.11", the technical term, has been used interchangeably with Wi-Fi even though Wi-Fi has become a superset of IEEE 802.11 over the past few years. It is used by over 700 million people and there are over 750,000 hotspots and around 800 million new Wi-Fi...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'