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Category: WiFi Technology

Reflections Holiday Parks has committed almost $1 million to create a new WiFi infrastructure across four of its holiday parks along the NSW North Coast, partnering with Vertel and Purple. Reflections Holiday Parks CEO, Steve Edmonds, said the new WiFi infrastructure was successfully up and running at Forster Beach, Seal Rocks, Scotts Head and Hawks…

The world is changing, and with it comes big changes to the world of business. If you’re not using the best digital tools for your organization, you’re already falling behind. Focusing on incorporating digital strategy into your business routine could increase your revenue by nearly 25%, but it will also make your life easier.  Before…

Purple, Cisco and AT&T have partnered with property development company, Related, to bring next generation visitor analytics to their Hudson Yards project in New York City.  At 28 acres and 18 million square feet, Hudson Yards is the largest private development in the history of North America. The ‘city within a city’ is home to…

As the digital world evolves, citizens and visitors of towns and cities expect and demand to be served and communicated to in a way that reflects the world around them. Access to digital services is no longer a-nice-to-have, but a necessity.  When out in public, people expect the same level of connectivity as they would…

Domino's partner with smarter WiFi and Purple

Domino’s have signed a rolling contract with hospitality guest WiFi and analytics specialists, Smarter WiFi, to install a Purple-powered WiFi solution at 10 of their sites across the UK. Rollout to further stores is expected over the coming months to expand the overall estate and help Domino’s re-engage more effectively with customers.  The cloud software…

What’s the difference between a local area network and a wide area network?

A LAN, abbreviated from Local Area Network, is a network that covers a small geographical area such as homes, offices, and groups of buildings. Whereas a WAN, abbreviated from Wide Area Network, is a network that covers larger geographical areas that can span the globe. An example of a widely used WAN is the Internet,…

Improving customer communications with hyper-personalization

Gone are the days where you could pepper your customers with emails, SMS and other forms of communication.  Spray and pray marketing techniques will now alienate your customer base, see your email domains blacklisted and could very well land you in deep trouble with regulators, not to mention the potential of a hefty fine.   Personalization…

Social login access journey

Social login is a great way of increasing login rates. By using pre-existing social network logins such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, you allow users to seamlessly connect to your guest WiFi network. Simply speaking, social login takes all the effort out of signing into guest WiFi. It also takes the pain out of…

We’ve analyzed 110 million unique individuals, across 10 billion visits to 45,000 venues. Here’s what we found.

Do you offer free WiFi access in your public building? Whether it’s a cafe, a supermarket, a bowling alley or a cinema, you’re missing out on valuable user data if you’re not using WiFi analytics to assess the preferences and behaviors of your customers. Allowing a customer to log-in to your in-store WiFi network gives…

Purple WiFi location heatmap

Location data provides more intelligence than just x and y. Yes, it can tell you how many people visit your venue, but did you know it can also be used to track visitor movement throughout your venue? Opening the doors for proximity marketing, way-finding, personalized customer engagement and more. The data can also feed into…

How long do you spend reading T&Cs

Global business analytics provider, Purple WiFi, has released findings from a study into user attitudes towards their data. With access to the behavior of over 110 million users globally, Purple are well-placed to present accurate and comprehensive results. Purple were able to show that, despite amending their own privacy documents to make them easier to…

Restaurants of the future - busy restaurant

The next-generation customer is tech-savvy, well connected, and holds high expectations. A restaurant’s brand is no longer only about food. Don’t get me wrong; food is obviously very important, but it’s the digital experience that will leave a lasting impact on customers and ultimately allow restaurants to differentiate themselves from the competition. What do customers…

What is WiFi Analytics, and why is it important for your business?

Firstly, what is WiFi analytics? WiFi analytics put simply means, to gather customer data through the use of guest WiFi. Guest WiFi is the free WiFi you get in hotels, cafes and numerous other store types. WiFi analytics collects customer data in two different ways. Authorized data The first method of collecting data is through…

How much does a CRM record cost and how good is it?

For most businesses, leads, customer data or CRM records, represent the lifeblood for driving sales. Unless you can get your hands on good information about the people you want to buy your product, regardless of what that product is, how are you ever going to get in contact with them? It’s a tough racket. And…

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