Tag Archives: open access

North Somerset to provide free commuter coaches with free wifi

Today’s Bristol Post reports North Somerset commuters travelling to Bristol during November and December will be able to travel to work for free under a scheme set up by North Somerset Council and coach operator The Kings Ferry Ltd. The … Continue reading

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Thursday is GAAD

We learn from Accessible Bristol that tomorrow, Thursday 9th May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). On that day people all over the world will be coming together to spread the word about accessibility and Accessible Bristol will be among … Continue reading

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Election news – the open source angle 2: questions for the Bristol mayor

After looking over the Channel at the forthcoming Belgian local authority and provincial elections (news passim), we’re coming a bit closer to home. It cannot have escaped the attention of any Bristolian who hasn’t been in a coma for many … Continue reading

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Found a notspot? Tell Connecting Bristol

This afternoon our friends at Connecting Bristol posted the tweet below on Twitter. So, now you know what to do when you find poor connectivity about the city.

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Bristol leads UK in work wifi use

The chief scribe has been known to sit in his local café writing posts to this blog using the establishment’s wifi whilst waiting for his full English and toast to arrive; and it seems he’s not alone. Quoting a study … Continue reading

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Public wifi access on Crete

Some Bristol Wireless members have just returned from a week’s holiday on Crete – Greece’s largest island. While there they visited Heraklion and Rethymno, 2 of the largest cities on the island, as well as staying in a small village … Continue reading

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LTSP in Notts

This weekend the Bristol Wireless mobile LTSP suite made a trip to the Woodcraft Folk’s International Co-operation Camp in Nottinghamshire (news passim). Luckily our friend Sean was on hand to provide documentary evidence once it had been set up in … Continue reading

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Greece: free wifi in Kozani

OSOR reports that the Greek non-profit organisation ‘Free Software / Open Source Software’ (aka Ellak, in Greek) granted the northern Greek Municipality of Kozani four wireless access points and a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) line of 24Mb down/1Mb up in … Continue reading

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The Mk. II cabinet arrives

Some months ago Bristol Wireless were asked by Easton Community Centre to provide some new LTSP thin clients in secure cabinets, similar to those already installed in St Werburgh’s Community Centre (news passim), whilst regular readers may recall our first … Continue reading

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First sight of Mk2 cabinets

Regular readers of Bristol Wireless News may recall that in early 2008 we had a series of secure cabinets designed and built for the public access internet suite at St Werburgh’s Community Centre – our base for the past 3 … Continue reading

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