Telstra wants a Wi-Fi nation, but what about security?

Despite assurances from Telstra, data security concerns will keep some customers away. Here's a look at safety on Wi-Fi networks.

Telstra is set to spend over a $100 million to build a national Wi-Fi network and while this isn’t the first time the telco has tried to do this, Telstra boss David Thodey reckons now is the best time to build a Wi-Fi nation.

The network, expected to be up and running by 2015, will be attractive to those Telstra broadband customers looking to use their allowances on the move but whether it will attract new customers remains to be seen.

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