Business / Tech Aug 15, 2018

Cubans cheer as free internet goes nationwide for a daylong test

Cuba's government said it provided free internet to the communist-run island's more than 5 million cellphone users on Tuesday, in an eight-hour test before it launches sales of the service. Cuba is one of the Western Hemisphere's least connected countries. State-run telecommunications monopoly ETECSA announced ...

Olympics / Winter Olympics Feb 10, 2018

Organizers look into possible cyberattack

Pyeongchang Olympic organizers are investigating a possible attack on their internet and Wi-Fi systems that took place about 45 minutes before the opening ceremony. Organizing committee spokeswoman Nancy Park said the defense ministry and a cybersecurity team were investigating the outage that occurred Friday night. "It ...

Mount Fuji gets free Wi-Fi in bid to draw more visitors

National Jul 10, 2015

Mount Fuji gets free Wi-Fi in bid to draw more visitors

Climbers who reach the summit of Mount Fuji will now be able to share their achievement via free Wi-Fi there. NTT Docomo said it would begin offering the service on Friday at eight hot spots on the famous mountain, including one on its 3,776-meter summit. The ...