Security, ownership key factors in offering Wi-Fi
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 17/01/2012 17:31
Security, maintenance and ownership of the network are more important considerations for service industry players looking to provide free Wi-Fi service to customers, rather than the cost of implementation, industry watchers note.
Benhur Mesfin, Motorola Solutions' Asia-Pacific general manager for wireless network solutions, said security is a key concern where free public Wi-Fi networks are concerned as these tend to be unprotected. This is why many business owners choose to deploy their own private wireless networks for both staff and customers' use instead, he noted.
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