BeWifi lets you steal your neighbor’s bandwidth when they’re not using it

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What if, when you were up at a ridiculous hour Skyping your relatives in Australia, you could borrow unused bandwidth from your sleeping neighbors to make your own broadband connection faster and stronger?

High up in a glass tower in Barcelona, Telefonica’s research and development team has been attempting to tackle exactly this question. The solution they have come up with, BeWifi, is a technology that gathers bandwidth from local Wi-Fi routers in order to enhance the connection of the users that happen to be on the Internet at exactly that moment in time.

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Story added 27. January 2014, content source with full text you can find at link above.