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A Houston grandma, Leticia Aguirre, is believed to be the first residential user of so-called “Super Wi-Fi.” That’s according to Rice University, which had a hand in all this (and knows a good headline when it sees one).
At 48, Aguirre is fairly young for an abuelita. A  working grandmother, she says she has mostly used the Internet in the  past to check that her paychecks have been deposited. When it works,  that is. Though Aguirre signed up to be part of a mesh Wi-Fi network  several years ago, she was on the outskirts of the three-square-mile  area served by Houston nonprofit Technology For All. She was about to  call to have her useless Wi-Fi antenna removed, when she got a call.
TFA and Rice wanted to know if Aguirre would like to try out a new kind of Wi-Fi, so-called “Super Wi-Fi.”
What exactly is Super Wi-Fi? Continue reading…

A Houston grandma, Leticia Aguirre, is believed to be the first residential user of so-called “Super Wi-Fi.” That’s according to Rice University, which had a hand in all this (and knows a good headline when it sees one).

At 48, Aguirre is fairly young for an abuelita. A working grandmother, she says she has mostly used the Internet in the past to check that her paychecks have been deposited. When it works, that is. Though Aguirre signed up to be part of a mesh Wi-Fi network several years ago, she was on the outskirts of the three-square-mile area served by Houston nonprofit Technology For All. She was about to call to have her useless Wi-Fi antenna removed, when she got a call.

TFA and Rice wanted to know if Aguirre would like to try out a new kind of Wi-Fi, so-called “Super Wi-Fi.”

What exactly is Super Wi-Fi? Continue reading…

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