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Author: Dave Musgrove

7 Gadgets Tech Heads Need This Christmas

So 2013 is soon coming to an end. Whilst there’s been a great range of gadgets and gizmos released, it’s a simple, sad fact that you just can’t have all of them. Well, unless you are Bill Gates. Then you can have all the things. However, with the festive season rapidly approaching, it’s a good…

Social media usage around the world

I know what you’re thinking. Another social media blog post. Bear with me here. There’s a reason that they are so prolific in the blogosphere, and that’s because social media is one of the most vital aspects of  mass communication today. It’s one of the most prolific and abundant means of getting across what we…

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A recent research project by AdaptiveMobile, concluded that over one third of all the UK’s Cafes and restaurants had no content filtering in place, meaning that visitors logging on could easily use or stumble across adult content online. This is a particularly hot topic, and one that any business providing a WiFi hotspot should be…

WiFi usage increase

With mobile operators launching 4G, you won’t be surprised to hear that we’ve been carefully watching the effect of this on WiFi usage. The new capabilities of 4G have resulted in the launch of smartphones with larger screens, higher speed mobile broadband, richer applications and an improved user experience. As you might expect, this has…

European ski slopes to benefit from social wifi

Purple WiFi is expanding across Europe having won a contract to provide its social WiFi service to Crystal Ski Holidays, UK’s largest specialist holiday company, part of TUI Travel PLC. The deal, which will see the service being installed across all 78 chalets in ski resorts in France, Italy and Austria, ensures Crystal Ski can…

Hob Salons tap into social WiFi

Award winning hairdressing group, HOB Salons, has installed Purple WiFi throughout 18 of its premises in order to capitalise on the benefits of social networking. Purple WiFi will enable all clients of HOB Salons to surf the net free of charge while in their local salon by simply using their social networking profile to login. …

The Purple WiFi team got together last night to celebrate our 1st birthday. Over the last 12 months the business has grown from four founders to a 30 strong team of developers, sales people, designers, marketers, customer service and operations support. We’ve also opened a new office in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, in addition to our…

We’re hosting a webinar on Tuesday 3rd September to give an introduction to Purple WiFi. You’ll find this webinar particularly useful if you work within a Marketing or IT function for a retail, hospitality or leisure business of any size, and your business is keen to increase it’s social media presence, data capture and customer…

Foodology @ Marina Bay Financial Centre brings Purple WiFi to Singapore

Foodology @ MBFC, part of Argentum Group has become Purple WiFi’s first customer in Singapore. Argentum Group is a privately owned, vertically integrated hospitality group based in Singapore, operating businesses in retail food & beverages, corporate food service, catering, distribution, manufacturing, wholesale, hospitality education and hospitality services. Foodology @ MBFC is an international market restaurant at…

Purple WiFi is delighted to announce the release of a limited number of white label license opportunities for our social WiFi software solution. Purple WiFi is a cloud based guest WiFi access system, authenticated through social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Our Purple Portal dashboard interface offers end user businesses within hospitality, retail…

Innovative social WiFi provider, Purple WiFi has today been named a 2013 Emerging Technology vendor by UBM Tech Channel’s CRN Magazine. The annual list highlights hot tech start-ups making an impact on the channel and impression on the tech industry as a whole. These up-and-coming technology vendors have recently introduced a new product or technology…

“Purple WiFi is an easy to use, functional piece of software with some interesting customer data. I particularly like that you can see how many times certain individuals have logged in – this is a really easy way to see loyal customers and reward them.”  Lorna Allison, Marketing Manager, Inc Group About Inc Group Inc…

The use of WiFi continues to grow in unique and unexpected ways. A while ago I wrote a blog about unusual place you might find wifi. And recently I’ve noticed a few interesting stories about some pretty unusual ways that we’re starting to use WiFi in our everyday lives. WiFi Art Artist Nickolay Lamm has…

Most of us have come across websites, or in the case of Purple WiFi, Wireless internet, which gives us the option to log in through a social media account. ‘Social log in’, as it’s known, has advantages for the business, as well as the customer logging in. For the business it provides a wealth of…

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