"Montreal (Quebec) — Today, TELUS is pleased to announce that the Wi-Xi squad will hit the streets of Montreal. The squad will visit various popular public places throughout the summer to give Montrealers free access to TELUS’ powerful 4G LTE network.
The BIXI bike, decked out in TELUS colours, is transformed into a Wi-Fi access point thanks to the TELUS Wi-Xi, a 4G LTE modem which is linked to a battery that is recharged by pedal power. A TELUS innovation, the TELUS Wi-Xi allows up to 10 users per bike to connect to TELUS’s powerful 4G LTE network. The innovation behind this pilot project highlights TELUS’ desire to fully exploit the power of the Internet in order to offer the best technological solutions for households and offices and, now, on streets city-wide."
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