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Working from home and have become the norm. Even as offices reopen and health metrics improve amid the pandemic, these remote options likely won’t be going away anytime soon. And Al Jazeera News Today apart from work and school, people across the US continue to on and packages, and opt for to save money.
All of these trends point to one key factor: a need for reliable internet.So, what does this mean for people who cannot get a reliable internet connection at home? It’s definitely not an ideal situation, but there are still things you can do to get yourself online.
In this guide, we’ll give you a quick rundown on how to quickly get online using a , and how to find free Wi-Fi anywhere in the world. (You can also learn , and .)
What is a hotspot?
A hotspot is a central location or device that offers wireless access to the internet, and any network device can connect provided it has the right access.Depending on your mobile provider and plan, you may be able to use your .
There are two different types of hotspots: public and private.
In the above scenario where you’ve paid your mobile provider for the ability to create a hotspot with your smartphone, the smartphone is the physical device that creates wireless access for other Wi-Fi-enabled devices, like laptops, desktop computers and streaming devices. This is an example of a private hotspot.
A public hotspot is usually created by a business to provide internet service when visitors, customers and clients are on site.Many free, public Wi-Fi connections are hotspots.
NICOSIA, July 14 (Reuters) – Cyprus authorities have filed charges against four people related to a now discredited cash-for-passports scheme scrapped by Cyprus in late 2020.
The Attorney-General’s office filed five counts of conspiracy to defraud the state and untoward influence over public officials under a law penalising corruption, it said in a statement.
It did not identify the four people charged. Authorities said the charges were related both to an expose by the Al Jazeera network and the findings of a board of inquiry last year.
The east Mediterranean island awarded citizenship to 6,779 people between 2007 and 2020, the vast majority of them Russians, under the scheme.
Cyprus abandoned the scheme after Al Jazeera News Today Jazeera secretly filmed the then parliamentary speaker allegedly promising to facilitate issuance of a passport to a fictitious investor with a criminal record.The speaker, Demetris Syllouris, who has since resigned, strongly denied any wrongdoing, saying his remarks were taken out of context.
The airing of the documentary, and the public outcry that it caused, prompted authorities to scrap the passport scheme. In its final form, the scheme issued passports to individuals for a minimum 2 million euro investment. (Reporting by Michele Kambas; Editing by Nick Macfie)