Wi-Fi leaps higher in speed, range

Business / Tech | ADVANCES IN PROGRESS Mar 13, 2016

Wi-Fi leaps higher in speed, range

by Shusuke Murai

To support the explosive growth of information and communications technology, wireless Internet connectivity is now considered essential infrastructure and is sometimes referred to as the fourth utility, after electricity, water and gas. Along with such technologies as 4K/8K ultrahigh definition videos and the so-called Internet ...

National Aug 26, 2014

Wi-Fi connections at three Japanese airports allow snooping of email

Users of free wireless Internet connections at Narita, Kansai and Kobe airports are vulnerable to electronic eavesdropping of their email and Web browsing, according to a study by an information and communications specialist released Tuesday. Such risks can be prevented by encrypting Wi-Fi connections, but ...

Business / Corporate Jul 17, 2014

JAL to offer wireless Internet on domestic flights

Japan Airlines Co. will start offering in-flight wireless Internet connection on some of its domestic flights from July 23, the airline said. Passengers on some flights connecting Haneda with Hakodate, Hokkaido, Osaka and Fukuoka will have access to the wireless Internet on their PCs or ...

Cafes, hotels power up to draw 'nomad workers'

National Sep 26, 2013

Cafes, hotels power up to draw 'nomad workers'

Cafe chains and hotels are adapting to the growing population of "nomad workers" using mobile devices to work outside the office. A Renoir coffee shop near Tokyo's Shinjuku Station is well known for such workers, thanks to its 20 power outlets provided specifically for those ...