BT want customer help with new mobile wi-fi network
BT is planning to launch what could be the world’s largest free wi-fi system, and it’s asking its domestic customers to help. BT wants all it’s existing users who have a ‘home-hub’ - that’s the box that plugs into the phone line and transmits wi-fi broadband signal around the home- to let it be used as a sort of public transmitter. So if enough customers sign up, whole streets, or even whole towns, could be used by other BT customers to log on for free whilst passing through. The company says it’s completely secure for strangers to access the internet through your subscription. Guests; Dave Hughes is Director of Wireless Broadband at BT. Adrian Pastor from the security research organisation GNU Citizen…
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