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Fon at MWC 2017: This edition’s highlights

Fon at MWC 2017: This edition’s highlights This year’s edition of Mobile World Congress certainly did not disappoint! An action-packed 4 days for everyone involved, Fon had a busy agenda. Meeting with the most influential global communication service providers to talk...

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El País talks to Fon CEO about the future of WiFi

El País talks to Fon CEO about the future of WiFi Rosa Jiménez Cano of El País spoke to Fon CEO Alex Puregger about our evolution as a company, as well as the revolution of the WiFi ecosystem. Starting as an original idea from Martin Varsavsky, who had the intention...

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We can’t wait to unveil it at MWC 2017!

We can't wait to unveil it at MWC 2017! We can’t wait for Mobile World Congress 2017 edition. We will present our new WiFi Service Management Platform (WSMP) and talk about the future of WiFi. Cutting-edge within the sector, the solution allows communications service...

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FierceWireless interviews Fon CEO Alex Puregger

FierceWireless interviews Fon CEO Alex Puregger A few weeks ago, our CEO Alex Puregger spoke with FierceWireless to talk about Fon’s WiFi network, global hotspots, and upcoming trends in the industry. About to celebrate our 11th birthday, Fon has successfully...

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Fon’s COO interview for WBA

Fon's COO interview for WBA This past November, our COO Enrique Farfán spoke at the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s Wireless Global Congress 2016 summit in San Jose. We had a great time sharing and discovering new trends in the wireless ecosystem. Enrique presented an...

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Fon presents Fon Solutions at Wi-Fi Now 2016 in London

Fon presents Fon Solutions at Wi-Fi Now 2016 in London We were very pleased to attend the 2016 edition of WiFi Now in London, where we were able to discuss the evolution of the WiFi ecosystem and share what we’ve been up to at Fon Solutions! On Innovation Day, our COO...

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Fon’s founder on the cover of Forbes

Fon's founder on the cover of Forbes This week, we picked up the newest issue of one of our favourite business magazines, Forbes. On its own, this is a pretty normal occurrence… but this time, we bought 10 copies. Why? Because Fon’s founder, Martin Varsavsky, was the...

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Fon: Pioneers in Spain’s tech startup industry

Fon: Pioneers in Spain's tech startup industry This week, Fon took center stage at South Summit in Madrid. It is the biggest technology startup conference in all of Europe, bringing together some of the most promising companies and international investors. Fon’s CEO...

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Gold medal for WiFi: Oi-Fon network surges in Brazil

Gold medal for WiFi: Oi-Fon network surges in Brazil Two weeks ago, we posted about staying connected in Rio with the Oi-Fon WiFi network - and it looks like many of you did just that! Brazil saw a huge influx in tourists this summer, largely thanks to the biggest...

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Interview: Fon at the Wireless Global Congress 2016

Interview: Fon at the Wireless Global Congress 2016 Last month, our COO Enrique Farfán spoke at the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s Wireless Global Congress 2016 summit in Liverpool. We had a great time exchanging ideas about the evolution of the industry, and sharing...

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Inbound Japan: Fon, tourism, and the importance of WiFi

Inbound Japan: Fon, tourism, and the importance of WiFi We are excited to share that this week, Fon Japan will be a key exhibitor at the prestigious Inbound Japan 2016 trade show in Tokyo. The goal of the event is to improve technology and services in Japan’s growing...

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WiFi: Our favourite travel buddy

WiFi: Our favourite travel buddy Summer has officially arrived and that means the busiest time of year for travel is upon us. Just how busy is busy? Air travel peaks in July, with 71.8 million people catching flights in July 2014 alone. Last summer, 23 million more...

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Happy World WiFi Day from Fon & KPN!

Happy World WiFi Day from Fon & KPN! Celebrate World WiFi Day with free WiFi access in the Netherlands! In honor of the holiday, Fon and KPN will be providing free WiFi access on 20th June 2016 all across the Netherlands with the promo code "KPNFonWifiDay". Now...

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Happy World WiFi Day from Fon & COSMOTE!

Happy World WiFi Day from Fon & COSMOTE! Celebrate World WiFi Day with free WiFi access in Greece! In honor of the holiday, Fon and COSMOTE will be providing free WiFi access from 20th June - 26th June 2016 all across Greece with the promo code "FreeWifiDay"....

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You know WiFi has made it when…

You know WiFi has made it when... ...it gets its very own holiday! Yes, the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s World WiFi Day will officially be added to the calendar this year – and the date is June 20th, 2016. Here at Fon, we are thrilled about the new holiday. After...

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The business of WiFi for Business

The business of WiFi for Business Two summers ago, Fon launched its WiFi for Business beta. Since then, the platform has evolved quite a bit. It now allows businesses to choose the duration of WiFi connectivity (up to 24 hours of unlimited access), select how long...

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The Changing Face of Mobile Data Traffic

The Changing Face of Mobile Data Traffic In February, the Cisco Visual Networking Index published a meaty report providing an update on Global Mobile Data Traffic, tracking growth and forecasting trends for the coming years. The report offers a fascinating glimpse...

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