I had to check this wasn't published on April 1st, wi-fi from your light bulbs?
And much faster than your wireless router?
It's serious. The pressure on the wireless spectum is leading to some bright people (sorry) coming up with illuminating ideas.
I'll stop now, read on...
household LED lightbulbs could easily be converted into Li-Fi transmitters, providing Internet users with more efficient connections. “All we need to do is fit a small microchip to every potential illumination device and this would then combine two basic functionalities: illumination and wireless data transmission,” he said. It is also worth mentioning that the speed at which these LEDs flicker in order to relay data is too fast for the human eye to perceive, so users will not have to worry about annoying flashes in their ambient light.