Are UK Resellers Missing Out on Providing Urban Wi-Fi Systems Due to Low Uptake of EU’s WiFi4EU Grant Initiative?

Nuvias looks for existing and new resellers to take advantage of the EU’s WiFi4EU grant initiative. London, UK: 22/5/18: Many councils are missing out on a EURO 120 million EU grant fund to help install Wi-Fi in towns and cities because of uncertainties over Brexit, claims Rob Clark, Director, Technologies & Solutions Development at Nuvias[1], EMEA distributor for technology leader Nokia. “This means that resellers too could be missing out on a great opportunity to get into the urban Wi-Fi market,” said Clark. “While the UK remains in the EU,…

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Wireless Broadband Alliance establishes requirements for IoT Roaming

Latest white paper calls for use of WRIX specification to address challenges of interoperability London, 22 May 2018 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has published its latest white paper, entitled: ‘IoT Interoperability: Dynamic Roaming’. The paper investigates how existing Wi-Fi roaming capabilities could help the IoT market with the evolution of IoT Device roaming, ensuring devices can seamlessly ‘talk’ to each other. The aim of the study is to provide a framework for IoT roaming, demonstrating the value and opportunities to enhance the functionality for existing technologies with the…

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Ruckus Networks Introduces Better Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi for Schools, Retail and SMBs

Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi Delivers Simpler Wi-Fi Network Management Together with Enhanced End-user Experience and Lower TCO LONDON – 12 April, 2018 – Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, today announced the European market availability of Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi, a cloud-managed Wi-Fi solution that lets network administrators manage any number of locations through a single web- or mobile app-based dashboard. Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi is designed to help “lean IT” teams at schools, retail and small-and-medium businesses (SMBs) reduce the time spent managing a multi-site network, while ensuring a first-class connection experience for…

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Barcelona Lights Up with Next Gen Wi-Fi (Passpoint™)

Wireless Broadband Alliance Puts Smart City Technology into Action at Mobile World Congress BARCELONA, March 16, 2018—The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), together with The GSMA, Fira Barcelona and the city of Barcelona launched a successful next generation Wi-Fi (Passpoint™) deployment at Mobile World Congress 2018, demonstrating how advanced wireless hotspots can fuel connectivity for smart cities. More than 2,200 Wi-Fi Access Points (APs) were installed at Fira Barcelona conference centre, Barcelona-El Prat Airport, railway stations and city attractions such as Las Ramblas and Passeig de Gracia to keep the 100,000+…

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Cambium Networks Launches Wi-Fi Wall Plate Solution to Enable Superior Guest Experience in Hospitality Networks

cnPilot™ Enterprise e430W provides 802.11ac Wave 2 connectivity for Hotels ROLLING MEADOWS, IL, March 2018 – Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced the new cnPilot e430W a cloud-managed enterprise Wi-Fi wall plate Access Point. Supporting the 802.11ac Wave 2 standard, the access point is best for providing connectivity at hotels, resorts and multi-dwelling units (MDU). The wall mounted AP is equipped with multiple GigE ports to drive indoor Wi-Fi and wired port network access via managed portals. “Hotels and MDUs have high demand for…

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Aerohive® Helps Retailers Optimize and Protect Networks and Operations with New Wi-Fi Alliance Vantage Certification and PCI 3.2 Compliance

MILPITAS, Calif. – March 1, 2018 – Aerohive Networks™ (NYSE: HIVE), a Cloud Networking leader, today announced a series of network-compliance and optimization enhancements for retailers, including high-density and reliable network-access features with the Wi-Fi Alliance’s new Vantage program, and PCI 3.2 reporting in HiveManager® for improved compliance when handling sensitive customer data. Aerohive’s new performance and security updates help retailers deliver consistent, reliable, and compliant connectivity in most any location. To support the growing number of connected mobile and IoT devices in retail environments, and as the dependence on…

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Industry confidence in investing in Wi-Fi reaches record levels

WBA Annual Industry Report highlights how Wi-Fi is positioned to support 5G-type Performance and Use Cases London 18 December 2017 – The level of industry confidence in Wi-Fi investment is at its highest-ever, according to the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s Annual Industry Report for 2017. As the wireless industry becomes crucial to delivering high quality, high speed, low latency connectivity, the new global study has revealed that over 80 per cent of those surveyed feel as or more confident than they did a year ago. And when looking at unlicensed spectrum…

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HUBER+SUHNER RF Components Bring High-Speed Wi-Fi To Iconic Berlin Fan Mile

The company provided Wi-Fi antennas and coaxial cables to deploy a free, public access point with gigabit speeds HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for fibre and RF connectivity, has implemented its state-of-the-art connectivity solutions for the installation of a public gigabit standard Wi-Fi access point at the famous Fan Mile in Berlin, Germany. One of the most popular outdoor event locations in Europe, the area is home to Berlin’s symbolic landmark, the Brandenburg Gate, and attracts hundreds of thousands of sports enthusiasts, tourists and music fans each year….

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Openet is selected by Liberty Global to deliver seamless connectivity between cellular and Wi-Fi networks

Openet’s Network Selection Intelligence (NSI) solution will help Liberty Global bolster network connectivity options and drive traffic to its network            DUBLIN, Ireland – October 12 2017 – Openet, a global leader in the supply of real-time BSS (business support systems) and customer engagement systems, announced that its Network Selection Intelligence (NSI) solution has been incorporated into Liberty Global’s Connect App. Liberty Global’s newly-released Connect App offers its users seamless connectivity access both in and out of the home within the same, easy-to-use interface, including Wi-Fi on-boarding and roaming experience to…

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Cambium Networks announces new wireless broadband solutions to extend connectivity

Gigabit long-range backhaul, cost-effective rural connectivity, rapidly deployable enterprise Wi-Fi extend connectivity to reach new opportunities ROLLING MEADOWS, IL, October 10, 2017 — Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced new connectivity solutions to enable network operators to meet the rapidly growing demand for streaming video and high throughput. “Internet connectivity is essential for the modern household,” said Daryl Schoolar, Principal Analyst, Ovum. “Operators’ wireless access networks need to provide support for more than just a high-speed data connection. These networks need to support various…

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