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Oakham Bus Station provides free WiFi for residents and tourists
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Oakham, the county town of Rutland, has recently built a new bus station and decided on further rewarding its travellers with provision of free WiFi. The solution is provided by Nick Viney of Millennium Ltd, with funding from Rutland County Council. It was decided that the installation would utilise TP-LINK routers and Purple WiFi as a…

Hinckley town centre gets connected
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Hinckley town centre has recently joined the growing number of towns who wish to give their residents access to free WiFi. The solution in Hinckley was provided by Rod Rayner of Intalect. The installation is a mixture of Mikrotik and Ubiquiti hardware using Purple WiFi as the guest WiFi with social login. There’s something for…

Parents give up children in exchange for free WiFi
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It sounds pretty ideal. You get free WiFi whilst someone else watches your children for a few hours, brilliant! Is this in a play centre perhaps or a theme park maybe? Unfortunately not. A rather interesting study was carried out in London recently. F-Secure offered people use of free WiFi, except it wasn’t quite free. The Ts…

Plus Dane Group installs Purple WiFi and Cisco / Cisco Meraki
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Social housing provider, Plus Dane Group, has signed a three year contract with Purple WiFi to provide their WiFi solution across 31 venues in Merseyside and Cheshire. The WiFi solution will be available in all premises owned by Plus Dane and also in communal areas for tenants. The social WiFi overlays the existing telecoms provision meaning…

SIP opportunity for Cisco Partners and Purple WiFi
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Purple WiFi is a Cisco Preferred Solution Partner, Cisco Compatible and has a joint solutions incentive promotion in place, which rewards partners for creating innovative business solutions by offering incremental discounts. Purple WiFi are also a Cisco CMX (Connected Mobile Experiences) Ecosystem partner and work with the tools available in CMX. WiFi users login via social platforms…

Apple randomise MAC addresses with iOS 8 … or did they?
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Some big news from Apple recently was the announcement that with iOS 8 they would be randomizing MAC addresses of devices when scanning for WiFi. We were all expecting this change as part of the iOS 8 release. HOWEVER Early testing by Purple WiFi and others has revealed that random MAC addresses are only generated…

Resolution IT turns Hotel Jerbourg Purple
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The Hotel Jerbourg is a luxury Guernsey hotel set on the cliff top of Jerbourg Point. The outstanding location, breathtaking views and luxury accommodation have given Hotel Jerbourg an enviable reputation as one the most popular hotels in the Channel Islands. The hotel is less than 10 minutes’ drive from Guernsey Airport. It is easy…

Case Study – Four restaurants and a bar
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HM Network turns the San Marco Group Purple The San Marco Group is a well-respected chain of four Italian restaurants and a bar, which are located in Preston, Lancashire. Not only does the San Marco Group deliver first class food and drink, but they also clearly demonstrate superior service to their customers. The restaurants cater…

Guest hotspot software, Purple WiFi, now available in Canada
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Ingenious Media Inc. has signed an agreement with social WiFi provider, Purple WiFi, which will see the addition of cloud-based guest Social WiFi and location analytics solutions to its portfolio of products and services. Purple WiFi provides businesses with secure and legally compliant enterprise guest WiFi while delivering rich analytical information about the guests including their…

A Purple celebration for the launch of WiFi at Camden Stables Market
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On September 4th, we officially launched Purple WiFi at Camden Market with a party for our partners, customers and guests. The event, held at the stunning Gilgamesh venue in Camden Stables Market, brought together the great and the good from the local community, our partners Cisco Meraki, as well as a mixture of Purple WiFi…

TFM Networks announces partnership with Purple WiFi
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Data Network specialist TFM Networks has announced a reseller agreement with innovative social Wi-Fi provider, Purple WiFi. The agreement will see the introduction of Purple WiFi’s cloud-based guest WiFi and location analytics solutions into TFM’s growing portfolio of cloud based modular WiFi connectivity solutions. Commenting on the agreement, Gavin Wheeldon, CEO at Purple WiFi said:…

Nisa customers repeatedly asked for WiFi - and we delivered
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Introduction The installation of free guest WiFi at the Nisa store in central Cardiff has resulted in increased footfall and sales. Purple WiFi are the providers and our partner, ITSourced, configured, installed and managed the delivery of the solution at the stores. David Morris, Head of IT at Nisa Retail Ltd, said: “The system is…

Stables Market Camden turns Purple with free WiFi for visitors
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Purple allows Stables Market in Camden to offer an easy to use WiFi service with the added bonus of WiFi marketing opportunities and footfall monitoring August 19, 2014: Purple, the intelligent spaces company, today announced the launch of a secure and legal Social WiFi solution for Stables Market Camden, London’s favourite market. The fully supported…

Purple WiFi turns attention to Asia Pacific market
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Cloud-based social WiFi provider, Purple WiFi, has embarked on the next stage of its global development with strategic expansion into Asia Pacific. This growth will be delivered by the company’s latest senior hire, Allen Pan, who takes on the new role of VP – Asia Pacific. Allen Pan joins Purple WiFi from global WiFi network…

Purple WiFi, look how you've grown!
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As we approach our second birthday, it’s amazing to look back and see how far we’ve come in terms of our UK and global expansion plans, ongoing development of the product, the work we do with our channel partners and hiring the right people to make it all happen. So how have we managed to…

Purple WiFi in the City of York
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What is the service provided? A super fast and free WiFi service has launched in key areas of the City of York, including the strategic transport hubs, enabling better connectivity for residents and visitors alike. The service is secure, legal and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The WiFi is content filtered…

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