Mobile wifi - Mobile Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance that refers to a range of connectivity technologies including wireless local

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Mobile Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance that refers to a range of connectivity technologies including wireless local area network (WLAN) based on the IEEE 802.11 standards, device to device connectivity [such as Wi-Fi Peer to Peer AKA Wi-Fi Direct], and a range of technologies that support PAN, LAN and even Wide Area Network (WAN) connections, or simply refers to Wireless Fidelity.” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wifi ) Disregarding the official definition provided by Wikipedia.org, Wi-Fi can be simply understood as wireless internet, or something that allows you to connect to the internet without a wire. Mobile Wi-Fi that I’m going to discuss in the next few paragraphs is a type of Wi-Fi access used while traveling outdoor. Wi-Fire and Zonga are both basically USB devices that provide mobile Wi-Fi access for those who travel with their laptops and charge them for the products as well as services. Both of them are highly peer-reviewed for their features like inexpensive, easy to carry around, and wide range of internet coverage. They both advertise themselves on their own websites and elsewhere. Besides these basic features, they also distinct from each other and other products in some ways. Zonga is a new Finnish startup committed to make the Internet experience easier, better, and cheaper for all the globetrotters around the world by providing a mobile Wi-Fi rental service. The company was founded by Internet enthusiasts feeling the frustration of getting and staying online while traveling. Many mobile phones can create a Wi-Fi hotspot over 3G, but while traveling abroad mobile data roaming is
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usually outrageously expensive and thus not feasible. Thus they wanted to offer 'All You Can Internet' with straightforward grab-and-go experience, enjoying Internet anywhere and anytime, with no worries about excessive charges. Zonga's Mobile Wi- Fi rental service has now launched in Finland, available for foreign travelers at the Helsinki airport and selected downtown hotels. The service is based on a physical gadget, which acts as a 3G Wi-Fi hotspot. It requires no installation, and the device has its own battery, so no need for wires either. The package includes all you can eat data plan and simple daily pricing of 9 EUR (/11 USD), with no hidden costs. What is more, the device accepts up to five connections, so you can use the same connection with your mobile phone, laptop, iPad, and whatnot - something which typically isn't
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course COM 101 taught by Professor Reynolds during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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Mobile wifi - Mobile Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance that refers to a range of connectivity technologies including wireless local

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