802.11ax Wi-Fi standard to unleash new wave of opportunities for industry, says WBA

Latest white paper reveals 802.11ax will fast track 5G use cases by several years London, 5th September 2018 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has published a new white paper highlighting how the capabilities of the latest generation of Wi-Fi, 802.11ax, are set to revolutionise the industry by enabling a new suite of opportunities that benefit operators, enterprises and end users. The paper, ‘Enhanced Wi-Fi – 802.11ax Decoded’, calls attention to the advantages of using 802.11ax to deliver both fundamental improvements for Wi-Fi as a standalone business and also how…

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Cambium Networks: Thai cave rescue demonstrates benefits of rapidly deployable Wi-Fi

Wireless Connectivity to Support Emergency Personnel and Inform the Public Becomes Integral to Modern and Effective Disaster Preparedness and Response ROLLING MEADOWS, IL – July 20, 2018 – According to Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, disaster preparedness and response have entered a new era, where providing first responders and emergency workers, as well as the public, with internet connectivity has become a critical factor in effective operations. This was recently demonstrated during the dramatic cave rescue in Thailand, where 12 young boys and their soccer…

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Cambium Networks Launches Advanced Enterprise Class Outdoor Wi-Fi Access Point for Enterprise and Industrial campuses, and Events and Public Access Applications

cnPilot™ e700 provides Gigabit throughput and 802.11ac Wave 2 connectivity with 512 Client Capacity ROLLING MEADOWS, IL, July 11, 2018 – Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced the new cnPilot e700, a cloud-managed enterprise class outdoor Wi-Fi Access Point. With an IP67-rated enclosure, supporting the 802.11ac Wave 2 standard, the access point is ideal for providing connectivity at hotels, schools, enterprise and industrial campuses where client capacity and network performance are of paramount importance. “High capacity outdoor Wi-Fi deployments must withstand challenging outdoor environments,…

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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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