wifi & hotspots

Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 review: Outstanding, but possibly overkill

The first 802.11ax mesh system leaves its rivals in the dust – but does anyone actually need it?
2 Jul 2020
wifi & hotspots

Virgin Media is suffering a London-wide outage

Internet issues hit thousands in UK capital as large-scale remote working continues
25 Jun 2020
wifi & hotspots

How to create a mobile hotspot

Turn your smartphone into a Wi-Fi hotspot for your laptop, tablet and other smartphones
17 Jun 2020
wifi & hotspots

EnGenius SkyKey review: Magnetically attractive

A convenient and affordable plug-and-play solution for remotely managing EnGenius wireless APs
12 May 2020
wifi & hotspots

Senators ask Comcast to make more Wi-Fi Hotspots accessible to students

Senators say free hotspot access would help with distance learning
8 May 2020
wifi & hotspots

Best mesh Wi-Fi 2019

Tired of patchy Wi-Fi? Maybe it's time to upgrade to a mesh system
28 Apr 2020

Netgear WAC564 review: A first-class mesh system

An affordable 802.11ac access point with good performance and mesh support for easy expansion
27 Mar 2020
Data in a tunnel for analytics

What is bandwidth?

We look at how bandwidth works, and why your internet connection sometimes slows to a crawl...
27 Feb 2020

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi Dream Machine review: A dream come true

This remarkable appliance serves up true business-class network services at a great price
20 Feb 2020

Google Nest Wifi review: A solid improvement, but not for long

Seamlessly combines mesh Wi-Fi and smart speaker functions, but other solutions are faster and more versatile
14 Feb 2020
wifi & hotspots

How the Fira de Barcelona is bringing Wi-Fi 6 to some of Europe's biggest events

Next-gen networking will turn the Fira into a ‘smart venue’ and give attendees access to Wi-Fi roaming
14 Feb 2020
wifi & hotspots

Apple and Broadcom to appeal $1.1bn patent verdict

Wi-Fi lawsuit from Caltech is the sixth-largest patent award ever
30 Jan 2020
wifi & hotspots

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi UAP FlexHD review: Delightfully discreet

A small but mighty wireless AP, with enterprise-class management services thrown in at no extra cost
18 Dec 2019
wifi & hotspots

Industrial Wi-Fi 6 trial reveals blistering speeds

The Wireless Broadband Alliance is confident about its enterprise applications in Industry 4.0
5 Dec 2019
Network & Internet

IT Pro Panel: Taking the pain out of networking

Can new technologies like SD-WAN help make networking less of a headache for IT teams?
28 Oct 2019
Rural telecoms
Network & Internet

Government and network operators back £1bn rural 4G scheme

Creation of the Shared Rural Network will see rivals cooperate to extend coverage in hard-to-reach areas
25 Oct 2019
wifi & hotspots

Zyxel Multy Plus review: SMB-friendly mesh Wi-Fi

A mishmash of management apps but Zyxel’s Multy Plus is easy to deploy and delivers superfast mesh networks
25 Oct 2019
wifi & hotspots

How to boost your business Wi-Fi

Eight steps to a trouble-free Wi-Fi upgrade
22 Oct 2019
wifi & hotspots

Netgear Insight Managed WAC540 review: Well-rounded Wi-Fi

A tri-band AC3000 wireless AP that delivers good performance and smart cloud management
7 Oct 2019
Fibre cables
Network & Internet

‘Too many hurdles’ for 2025 full-fibre pledge

Government pledges additional funds but much of this will go towards installing gigabit connections as a stopgap
30 Sep 2019
wifi & hotspots

EnGenius EWS357AP review: Future-proof your network

A low-cost Wi-Fi 6 business access point that delivers good performance and free management software
24 Sep 2019
Network & Internet

Three strengthens 4G network with L-band rollout

Customers can expect more reliable speeds as the operator bridges the gap with 5G connectivity
20 Sep 2019
Broadband and telecoms
Network & Internet

Urban-rural broadband divide persists, despite rhetoric

Select committee questions how much priority the government is actually giving to helping rural businesses
18 Sep 2019