What does li-fi mean?

Wi-fi that appears to be free but tries to charge you

A term that describes a wi-fi setup that appears to be free but instead attempts to charge you for use.

It is especially annoying when you're using a device dependent on wi-fi and they try to rope you into signing up for something or paying. It may also refer to Light Fidelity, a wireless communication technology.


"We can't go there cuz they have li-fi and I'm not gonna pay for it."

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Last Updated: March 3, 2016

Li-fi definition

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