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5G is the future

Nowadays, most people are phone-addicted. They are always on the phone, using social networks, gaming, chatting, movie streaming etc. The demand for mobile network usage is increasing, as users seek a fast, stable and secure network – 5G. 5G is the Next Generation Mobile Networks and defines the following requirements: Data rates of tens of megabits per second for tens of thousands of users Data rates of 100 megabits per second for metropolitan areas 1 Gb…

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Password Management

Do you know how many passwords you have? Social media accounts Online banking accounts Emails Folders Devices A dozen? A hundred? Are you using different passwords or using the same? If a password is not strong enough, it is easily cracked by hackers. Your personal details may be disclosed or at worst, sensitive bank details may become readily available to hackers. Nowadays so much of our daily technology is protected by passwords. Like your mobile…

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What is eSIM?

Apple and Google devices have applied eSIM technology recently. However, what it is? Why do people keep talking about eSIM? Is it important for us? According to Google Trends, the search rate of “eSIM” is becoming a popular keyword, a much higher listing than “Prepaid SIM” during September.   The eSIM/Embedded SIM, or as it's more formally known, embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card (eUICC), is smaller again at 6 mm in length and 5 mm…

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Travelwin CEO talks about investment mistakes – and knowing when to move on

I SET UP my first company, called the Party Man, when I was 21 years of age.We had little to no training and no business plan, but we grafted away looking for big companies with Christmas parties or summer BBQs that needed to be organised.After that I went through a patch of creating, and working for, small businesses.One of those was a vending machine business we set up in 1999. We developed it into Ireland’s largest…

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How you can protect your employees from data security threats

Business travellers are prime targets for cyber attacks. Here are the data security threats to be aware of and the ways to protect your data while on the go. ‘31% of buyers say they’ve seen traveller enquiries about data security increase over the past three months’, says the ACTE- GBT survey carried out in April 2017. Since the “WannaCry” ransomware attacks which took place in May of this year, there has been a further increase…

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Travelwin offers broadband connectivity alternative

22 June 2017 | As the EU’s ‘roam like home’ regulation comes into force one Irish company is targeting markets outside the 27 member states for the delivery of affordable data connectivity. Travelwin’s Uni-Fi Global is a cloud-based roaming device promising 4G-quality data coverage at local rates in 100 countries. Killian Whelan, CEO, Travelwin, said: “While we acknowledge that consumers are now enjoying some improved data packages in Europe, largely on foot of the recent…

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Press Release: Tech firm can save businesses millions in data roaming whilst travelling intercontinentally

Tuesday, 20th June 2017; Global business travellers can save millions in data roaming charges according to Travelwin, a leading travel tech company operating in this space. Killian Whelan is CEO of Travelwin, an Irish owned and run company dedicated to identifying key pain points for consumer and business travellers globally. “Our recent research into the business travel sector shows that they are still being forced to pay significantly over the odds for roaming data. While…

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