Broadband World Forum 2018: Zyxel to unveil next-generation broadband solutions

The new-to-market solutions go beyond broadband to deliver exceptional user experience and reduce churn Hsinchu Taiwan, 2 October 2018 – Zyxel Communications will host the worldwide debut of its brand new next-generation solutions at this year’s Broadband World Forum – empowering service providers to meet the demands of security-conscious, WiFi-demanding and bandwidth-hungry customers, while minimizing costs and churn. Zyxel’s new Home Cybersecurity solution enables leading expertise from the security industry to be combined with Zyxel’s Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), providing protection for all connected devices within the home. At the…

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Exertis expand its wireless portfolio with latest innovation from Airangel

Airangel’s Captivnet platform now available from Exertis Warrington: 12th January 2018 – Airangel has signed an agreement with Exertis, leading distributor of technology products for the B2B, mobile, and retail markets. The agreement will see the addition of Captivnet, Airangel’s latest cloud-based, guest WiFi solution, which includes location based services, advanced customer engagement tools, and smart building capabilities. In addition, the Captivnet solution provides businesses with enterprise guest WiFi that sits on top any wireless network. Guests log into the secure system using a variety of options including one-click login, social…

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Get Living makes new residents at home with Airangel’s WiFi

Warrington, 4th January 2018 Airangel, the enterprise guest WiFi solutions provider, has provided Get Living with WiFi as a secure, managed service for its 400 new rented homes in Elephant and Castle. Through Airangel, WiFi connectivity is enabled from the day a new resident moves in to Elephant Central, at no extra cost. By removing the need for residents to make their own WiFi installation arrangements, Get Living prevents radio environments becoming congested and weakening WiFi connections when buildings reach resident capacity. Airangel carried out heat mapping both pre and…

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Fon joins prpl Foundation to accelerate open-source innovation for the Digital Home and Carrier WiFi

Fon also joins the prpl Carrier Interest Group, prplWrt working group, and common API task group SANTA CLARA, CALIF – 26 October 2017 – The prpl Foundation, an open-source, community-driven, not-for-profit consortium with a focus enabling the security and interoperability of embedded devices for the smart society of the future, has today announced that Fon has joined the Foundation. As the world’s leading WiFi software company, Fon joins prpl to accelerate the development of a common, open-source-based software framework which will enable deployment of new carrier services for the digital…

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Zyxel to show Managed WiFi Solution for service providers at Broadband World Forum 2017

Latest advancements empower the delivery of seamless WiFi in the home and on the move Hsinchu Taiwan, October 9, 2017 – Zyxel Communications will showcase the world’s leading Managed WiFi Solution – enabling service providers to deliver seamless whole-home WiFi with exceptional user experience quickly and cost-effectively – at this year’s Broadband World Forum. The premium “Multy Pro” Managed WiFi Solution features high performance gateways with WiFi excellence, optimal combinations of hardware and software, as well as a WiFi mesh system to optimize WiFi performance and deliver whole-home coverage. Service…

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Free city centre WiFi is a big hit for Inverness and the Highland Council

Inverness, the largest city in the Scottish Highlands, has seen over 17,000 people access its free city centre WiFi in just 6 months following a collaboration between The Highland Council, Purple and Rapier Systems. The Highland Council sought a WiFi solution that would allow them to identify who visits the city and gain a way of effectively communicating with people. Having limited visibility of visitors prohibited them from making effective, strategic changes to the city’s facilities, stores, events and promotions. At the end of last year Rapier Systems, specialists in…

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Bond location shakes up its WiFi offering by partnering with Purple and Unico Data AG

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, today announced its collaboration with Unico Data AG as part of a guest WiFi and analytics deployment at various locations on the cableway and mountaintop of Schilthorn, Switzerland. The famous Swiss peak can be reached by boarding the longest aerial cableway in the Alps and offers panoramic views of over 200 peaks. The summit is also home to Piz Gloria, the world’s first revolving mountaintop restaurant, which was also a James Bond film location in ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’. Purple’s cloud based platform was…

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Iskratel tackles substandard in-home Wi-Fi in new white paper

Cologne, Germany, and Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 30, 2017 – The “bitter truth” about 802.11ac Wi-Fi – and what service providers can do to improve performance and coverage indoors – has been revealed by Iskratel in a white paper published today. Titled “Maximizing In-house Wi-Fi Coverage and Performance,” the white paper evaluates the advanced technology of 802.11ac, recognizing its benefits but also highlighting several limitations which mean it cannot always deliver on its promise. These drawbacks include a shorter range when compared to 802.11n, reducing the coverage, and high signal attenuation…

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