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Friday, July 24, 2015

Wi-Fi and Trash

Internet of Bins: Wi-Fi to Come to New York Trash Cans

Waste company BigBelly applies for mayoral grant in New York City to provide free 75Mbps internet – via its litter baskets

Hannah Jane Parkinson | July 16, 2015

The struggle is real. Out and about and the 4G isn’t cutting it. People used to cheekily pop into cafes to use the loo – now it’s to briefly pilfer Wi-Fi.

Well, this rubbish situation might soon be fixed, with potential blanket Wi-Fi coming to the streets of New York, courtesy of … bins.

<more at; related links: ("The World Leader in smartWaste & Recycling Solutions") and (Company plans to turn NYC's trash cans into WiFi hotspots); further: (Internet of Bins: Wi-Fi to Come to New York Trash Cans) and (The internet of trashcans is here and it’s more awesome than it sounds)>

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