Paltry interest in internet

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Austrians are showing the least interest in going online among all European countries, a survey has shown. Austrian magazine profil reports Austrians surf the internet just 14 hours a month which is half the European average. People living in the Netherlands are at the top with 35.2 monthly internet hours. Britons come second (33.9 hours), […]

Salzburg sets up free WLAN


Political decision-makers in other Austrian tourism hotspots may be pressed to act after Salzburg’s officials introduced free wireless local area network (WLAN) internet access.City officials said today (Thurs) residents and holidaymakers can enter the World Wide Web (WWW) free of charge with their laptops, notebooks, tablets, PCs and smartphones at three popular places in the […]

Vienna leaders reject WLAN appeal


Public transport passengers in Vienna will not be provided with free wireless local area network (WLAN) internet access.The city government coalition of Social Democrats (SPÖ) and the Green Party ruled out such implementations in the near future. The government was pressed to comment on the issue after federal People’s Party (ÖVP) youth leader Sebastian Kurz […]