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Purple WiFi in the City of York

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…

BYOD in the workplace

Bring your own device, or BYOD, is a phenomenon allowing personal laptops, tablets and smartphones into the workplace to gain online access and view company information. Initially met with trepidation, it is now firmly entrenched into the corporate world. Whether employers like it or not, it’s happening! So should you have a policy in place?…

CityConnectWiFi a success during Tour De France

Visitors and residents in York can now enjoy free unlimited WiFi whilst out and about in the city centre. Phase One of the solution, which was provided by Pinacl Solutions, was perfectly timed for the arrival of the Tour De France. The Tour De France passed through York on Sunday 6th July, when spectators came…

Presence analytics explained

Presence Analytics bridges the gap between Google Analytics and the real world, offering real time data and reporting using WiFi technology. It’s similar to how cookies track user browsing online. This information gives our venues an unprecedented level of insight into consumer behaviour and opportunities to engage customers directly. We already serve demographic and engagement…

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…

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…

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…

Guest WiFi Risks

It’s a little known fact outside of the land down under that WiFi is an Australian invention. The Australian Government’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) invented and patented wireless LAN technology in the 1990s. Today, WiFi is nearly ubiquitous in Australia as households and businesses use the technology to allow maximum mobility and…

WiFi captive portal

Purple WiFi is always innovating, changing and adapting to new technology. We’re keen to give our customers and resellers the tools they need to make the Purple WiFi product work for them. That’s why we’re introducing a brand new splash page and e-shots. Dom, our Training Manager, will be organising a webinar on the new…

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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