Join BLACKBX at Restaurant Tech Live 2017!

Restaurant Tech Live 2017 is one of the largest gatherings of restaurant and hospitality businesses owners and runners in the UK – and BLACKBX will be there! Our team, including Eduardo Hotta (Head of Marketing), Grant Laing (Commercial Partnerships), James Tod (Head of Customer Success) and Patrick Clover (CEO and Founder), will be manning stand 4129 at […]

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Getting Started with WiFi Data Capture in BLACKBX

Data is a good thing. Here at BLACKBX we like data. As a business owner, you should like data, too. Which is precisely why we made it so easy for you to capture all sorts of interesting marketing data about your customers. What kind of data? Well, there’s the normal “boring” marketing stuff like names, […]

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New iOS11 WiFi Features: What to Look For

So the long wait is finally over, and Apple will be releasing iOS 11 to the public on September 19, 2017. Of course, there’s been a Beta version out for a few months now for those who couldn’t wait to get their hands on the latest Apple iOS, but tomorrow is the big day that […]

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Running a Pub or Bar? Add Guest WiFi to the Menu

Pubs and bars are about connecting people to each other over a drink and food, but people are increasingly using the internet to connect with their loved ones. Smartphones basically live in our pockets, and people expect to be connected wherever they go. In a recent survey, over 70% of people saying they expect access […]

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Airbnb WiFi: Offering Your Guests Safe and Secure Wireless

If you’re not offering WiFi for your Airbnb guests – you’re already losing out. According to a recent survey in TripBarometer, nearly half of all travellers – 46% – considered in room WiFi a “must-have.” So if you don’t have WiFi in your property, your listing isn’t even going to show up when Millennials and […]

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WiFi Marketing: How to Connect with Your Customers

So you’re ready to start WiFi marketing to your customers at your business using BLACKBX. Congratulations! Give yourself a pat on the back. Offering free WiFi at your cafe, pub or small business to your customers through a branded or social login – and then leveraging that information – is one of the best ways […]

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Hospital WiFi: Making Healthcare Smarter and Getting Patients Connected

In 2015, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said £1 Billion had been allocated to ‘digitising’ the National Health Service, and that all NHS buildings will offer free Wi-Fi to their patients in a ‘digital and paperless NHS’. Despite this, hospital WiFi  is patchy, with some hospitals and health care centres offering internet access while others don’t. […]

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For Those About to Rock: BLACKBX at Reading Festival

Liam Gallagher, Two Door Cinema Club, and Kasabian are just a few of the big names that will be taking the stage at this weekends Reading Festival in – where else, Reading. And if you’re in Reading this weekend and availing yourself of the free festival WiFi, you’ll be logging into another big name – […]

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WiFi Marketing and Your Business: More Than Pivot Tables

You run a business and you like to think you know your customers – but do you really? Sure, you probably know your audience demographic breakdowns and probably some of your peak times, but are you doing anything with this information other than plugging it into a spreadsheet and playing with pivot tables? (not that […]

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