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sarahthomas1011
sarahthomas1011
5/23/2014 | 12:05:58 PM
WiFi winners
No cable companies on the list this year, but that's not to say they aren't making big moves too. It's just all about Hotspot 2.0 and improving WiFi services now.
MikeP688
MikeP688
5/23/2014 | 5:04:47 PM
Re: WiFi winners
If I was a "judge" or were allowed to nominate, I would nominate the provider that deployed Wi-Fi throughout Capistrano Unified School District.  Whenever I am their campuses, I am able to get on their Wi-Fi and it is as vibrnat as ever.   I also was quite gratified as the City of Laguna Niguel just implemented Public Wi Fi at three of its' major recreation facilities.    Wi-Fi Deployment is taking shape in a major way and it is very gratifying to see. :-)

 
Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
5/24/2014 | 10:08:57 AM
And the winner is . . .
This is a very exciting category. I tried to guess who the winner will be. I found it difficult. :/

But well, I vote for Telecom New Zealand for offering the best value to customers and non-customers.

Telecom New Zealand seems to offer a good balance between a good marketing strategy and the best value for clients. :) 

-Susan
MikeP688
MikeP688
5/25/2014 | 3:52:52 PM
Re: And the winner is . . .
It is gratifying to see such visionary providers that understands what service is. 
Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
5/24/2014 | 10:11:01 AM
Re: WiFi winners
Mike, 

Who is the provider in that area? 

-Susan
MikeP688
MikeP688
5/25/2014 | 3:51:43 PM
Re: WiFi winners
I believe it is Cox Communication.
sarahthomas1011
sarahthomas1011
5/27/2014 | 9:46:44 AM
Re: WiFi winners
A lot of the muni-WiFi projects are interesting and seem a lot more promising than they did when they were first attempted years ago. Unfortunately, though, the companies nominated themselves, so they should've thrown their name in the ring!
MikeP688
MikeP688
5/27/2014 | 9:49:43 AM
Re: WiFi winners
The project @ the City of Laguna Niguel were concluded recently.    Maybe the Next round--I'll make it a point of mentioning it to the City. :-)
SachinEE
SachinEE
5/27/2014 | 1:37:49 PM
Re: WiFi winners
I also vote for Telecom Corporation of New Zealand (Telecom) since it immediately set up Wi-Fi spots in New Zealand when the earthquake disaster occurred. It created a new network that helped in communication during the disaster and this helped save lives. Also by it officially establishing 900 Wi-Fi hotspots live and running after 4years proved that it is effective in Wi-Fi deployment thus can be put comfortably on the top list as being quite innovative.
SachinEE
SachinEE
5/28/2014 | 12:05:45 PM
Re: Leading Lights Finalists 2014: Most Innovative Carrier WiFi Deployment
The internet cannot be accessible without Wi-Fi. Companies cannot market their products online without Wi-Fi. Higher learning institutions cannot run without Wi-Fi. Scholars cannot do their research without Wi-Fi.  Intelligence Bodies cannot operate without Wi-Fi. This is just but a short list that points out some individuals and groups that are grateful for the existence of Wi-Fi. In deed, the society is reaping the benefits of this development. We love you Software engineers, keep up.
SachinEE
SachinEE
5/31/2014 | 1:59:43 PM
Re : Leading Lights Finalists 2014: Most Innovative Carrier WiFi Deployment
If given the chance to nominate, I would go for Sprint Corp. this is because it has stretched beyond the limit and invented a way through which you can make voice calls and send texts over the WiFi. The fact that voice calls can be made indoors over the WiFi is sensible especially when the cellular devices become shoddy. I am greatly impressed by the good job done by Sprint Corp and I would gladly nominate them as the most innovative when it comes to WiFi development.


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