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This article was published on December 16, 2008

What is the name of your Wi-Fi network?

What is the name of your Wi-Fi network?
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

Founder & board member, TNW

Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

holland_coffee_wifiThe (Holland-based) CoffeeCompany got  a lot of publicity recently because they continuously change the names of their Wi-Fi networks to persuade visitors to order more coffee. A few examples:  

OrderAnotherCoffeeAlready
BuyCoffeeForCuteGirlOverThere?
HaveYouTriedCoffeeCake?
BuyAnotherCupYouCheapskate
TodaysSpecialExpresso1.60Euro
BuyaLargeLatterGetBrownieForFree

One of my neighbors uses a naughty SSID which I won’t reprint here.

My own network is called “VirusTrap63” which I came up with to scare people into not joining. Yeah, I could also just secure it but that is just boring.

So what did you name your Wi-Fi router?
What would be a better name for my Wi-Fi network?
What funny SSIDs have you encountered? 

Let us know!

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