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Author: Jessica Thomas

Purple WiFi expands further into Asia Pacific region

Purple WiFi has furthered its geographic reach by signing a distribution agreement with established WiFi technology reseller, Luxu Technologies. The agreement will see Luxu Technologies selling Purple WiFi as a software overlay to existing WiFi hardware in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and China. This move marks the second distribution agreement within the Asia Pacific…

Are we getting dangerously attached to our mobile devices?

Although the story of Ella Birchenough is quite an amusing one, it’s a slightly worrying indication of what we might risk to save our smartphones from any harm. Ella Birchenough was so desperate not to be without her mobile phone that after dropping it down a drain she jumped straight in to try to save…

Purple WiFi’s summary of the ‘Future Stores’ Retail Repo

The recent large scale study ‘The Future Stores 2014 State of Brick and Mortar Report’ has looked into the in-store retail experience and technology standards currently in place at over 110 of America’s top companies. The survey’s aim was to investigate the trends and current use of technology to enhance customer experience. The respondents came…

Comstor strikes new reseller agreement with Purple WiFi

Cloud-Based Hotspot and Analytics Offering Now Available to Cisco-Dedicated Resellers Across EMEA Cirencester, UK, June 18, 2014 – Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced that the company’s Comstor business practice has signed an agreement with cloud-based…

Top tips for tacking poor WiFi

Confused about your poor WiFi access? Sick of waiting for video streams to load? Fed up of only ever having one bar of signal on your phone or laptop? According to the WiFi experts you need to look mainly at two things – your speed and your range. It’s no good having a super speedy…

Purple WiFi announces partnership with Deliberant

Social WiFi provider, Purple WiFi, is further expanding its geographic reach through a new partnership with wireless technology manufacturer, Deliberant. Deliberant, which is headquartered in the USA, is a fast growth manufacturer which currently exports hardware to more than 100 countries. Integration with Purple WiFi software will allow Deliberant to deliver a cloud-based social WiFi…

Our latest survey: how do people use WiFi in public places?

Do you actively try to find free WiFi when you are out and about? Do you even access it if it’s available? We surveyed a whopping 2540 people and our results were very interesting. Demographics of our respondents The respondents were nearly of equally mixed gender with just over half answering who were male. The…

Purple WiFi advances to Cisco Preferred Solution Partner

We are proud to announce that Purple WiFi is now a Preferred Solution Partner in the Cisco Solution Partner Program. The relevancy of network connections is being enhanced by the Internet of Everything (IoE), which brings people, data and processes together. Being a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program means that Purple WiFi can…

Lucky WiFi

Caesars Entertainment UK is one of the most established and innovative operators in the casino industry, leading the way for over 40 years. It offers a diverse portfolio of entertainment, gaming, restaurants and bars at locations throughout the world, including the UK, South Africa, the Middle East and the US. Caesars have partnered with Purple…

Purple WiFi joins forces with WAV, Inc.

Social WiFi software to compliment WAV, Inc’s wireless AP line Aurora, IL – WAV, Inc., (www.wavonline.com) the value-added distributor of world-class wireless networking technology and provider of best-in-class support and services, has announced that it has entered a distribution agreement with Purple WiFi, a cloud-based, guest WiFi hotspot software that enables data capture through social media….

The History of WiFi

Since its inception, WiFi has played an integral role in keeping us connected at home and in public. We’ve come to expect a standard degree of connectivity wherever we go and regularly rely on WiFi to maintain our productivity, our organization, our health, and even our protection. Recent advances in WiFi technology have greatly contributed…

The language of email

Emails – can we communicate as well as we think we can? Are you trying to be funny? Do you tend to be sarcastic? Or are you deadly serious when sending your emails? A Journal of Personality and Social Psychology report found that people greatly overestimate their ability to convey their tone over email. The…

Visitor spend increases due to Purple WiFi at The Orchards

The Orchards Shopping Centre in West Sussex, UK, is a 120,000 sq ft centre which boasts 40 retail units.  The centre chose to install AirTight Wi-Fi throughout the building as a platform for the Purple WiFi social app.  The Orchards also houses 32 residential dwellings that can pick up the WiFi. Why Purple WiFi at…

Purple WiFi and Wavelink join forces to offer Social WiFi

April 30, 2014 – Purple WiFi has signed a distribution agreement with enterprise mobility and UC Solutions distributor, Wavelink. The agreement will see the addition of Purple  WiFi’s cloud-based, Social WiFi solution, which includes presence analytics and location based services, to Wavelink’s portfolio of products. By entering into a distribution relationship with Wavelink, Purple WiFi…

Does social media improve society?

Today’s society faces many challenges: unemployment, crime, poverty, loneliness to name but a few. We’ve had a think about whether social media can be used to help eliminate some of the problems society faces and help to create happier, healthier lifestyles. 1. Can social media decrease loneliness? Loneliness motivates an individual to seek social connections….

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