Worldwide spectrum experts drive spectrum sharing success at DSA Global Summit 2021

Data reveals the growing need for spectrum access for broadband, Wi-Fi and 5G networks and regulators give updates on spectrum sharing priorities. Washington D.C., USA, 10 June 2021 – Sessions over the first two days of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance’s (DSA’s) Global Summit have highlighted the spectrum sharing lessons being learnt between countries worldwide and the current demand for unlicensed access. Today, on its final day, the Global Summit will explore national spectrum plans and the economic benefits of spectrum. On day one of the Global Summit, John M Cioffi,…

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WBA Celebrates Saudi Arabia’s Groundbreaking Designation for Unlicensed Spectrum

Saudi Arabia’s CITC Designates 1200 MHz of Spectrum for License-Exempt Use and Paves Way for Wi-Fi 6E & Wi-Fi 7 London – March 31st 2021: The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the body leading development of next-generation Wi-Fi services, commends the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) for their groundbreaking spectrum designation of the entire 6 GHz band (5.925-7.125 GHz) for license-exempt use. Saudi Arabia is the first country in the Middle East, Europe, or Africa to designate all 1200 MHz of the 6 GHz band for…

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Spectralink Introduces AMIE Advanced for Wi-Fi and IP-DECT

AMIE Advanced Unifies Spectralink’s End-to-End Enterprise Mobility Portfolio with Call Performance Tracking, Device Analytics and Centralized Network Management, Offering Data-driven Insights to Accelerate Mobile Workforce Performance. HORSENS DENMARK – 02 February 2021 – AMIE Advanced, Spectralink’s mobile intelligence platform for enterprises, is now available. A call performance and device health monitoring software platform for Spectralink Wi-Fi smartphones and DECT devices, AMIE is designed for IT and Telecom Administrators seeking greater insight and operational efficiency when managing Spectralink mobile solutions. Developed to help businesses optimize their mobile workflows, AMIE provides clear…

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Wireless Broadband Alliance Releases Blueprint for 5G and Wi-Fi 6 Convergence

New industry guidelines highlight critical role Wi-Fi will play in the long-term success of 5G Outlines convergence opportunities for optimizing business innovation and customer experience London, 26 January 2021 – Convergence between Wi-Fi and 5G access technologies is critical for enabling new breed of services, applications and experiences such as Industry 4.0, AR/VR, Connected Cities and Edge Computing. That is according to the latest report from the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), developed with input from mobile carriers, Wi-Fi providers, telecom manufacturers, and its own 5G Working Group. The report, expanding…

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6 GHz unlicensed access to add $163.5 billion to Brazil economy, reveals Dynamic Spectrum Alliance

Washington D.C., USA, 25 November 2020: Over the next 10 years, the Brazilian economy will benefit from the allocation of unlicensed access to the 6 GHz band, according to a study published by the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) and Telecom Advisory Services LLC. The new study, titled “Assessing the economic value of unlicensed use in the 6 GHz band in Brazil”, was conducted by Dr. Raul Katz and Fernando Callorda, leading scholars of economics and telecommunications policy, based on the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel)’s considerations to open the 6…

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Wi-Fi Urgently Needs More Spectrum According to the DSA and PIP in Latest Research Paper

The new paper explains how the 6 GHz band can be used to deliver a step-change in connectivity Washington D.C., USA, 16 November 2020: With over half of all the connections to the Internet starting or ending with Wi-Fi access and demand for broadband connectivity surging worldwide, Wi-Fi urgently needs access to the 6 GHz frequency band; this is the conclusion of a new paper published by the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) and Policy Impact Partners (PIP), which represent multiple digital companies. Focused on Europe, the Middle East and Africa…

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“World on the Verge of Becoming One Giant Wi-Fi Network”

WBA leaders outline ambitious vision of Worldwide Wi-Fi Harnessing new standards to network the world with Wi-Fi spectrum London, UK, October 28th 2020: The newly re-elected leaders of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) – the worldwide industry body dedicated to improving Wi-Fi services and standards – believe the world is on the verge of becoming one giant global Wi-Fi network, and will outline a powerful and ambitious vision for the future of Wi-Fi at the Alliance’s 37th annual Wireless Global Congress, October 28th. Setting the scene ahead of the event…

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New distancing Wi-Fi enabled crowd alert tool launches to help venues manage safe social as they reopen after lockdown

LONDON, 3 JUNE 2020 – GlobalReach Technology, the secure Wi-Fi solutions and services expert, today launched a new tool to help to manage safe social distancing as offices and venues reopen after lockdown. Crowd Insights uses existing public Wi-Fi networks to collect anonymous location, volume and movement data, even without user authentication. Pre-set limits identify crowding, triggering alerts to help the venue proactively manage social distancing and keep customers and staff safe. GlobalReach Crowd Insights uses data from devices and other wearables to monitor, predict, alert and notify with real-time…

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WBA OpenRoaming™ opens the door to create one global Wi-Fi network

WBA targets billions of devices to automatically link to millions of networks globally Boingo, Broadcom, Cisco, Google, Intel and Samsung among first to embrace OpenRoaming™ to power new opportunities in the 5G era Operators, venues, identity providers and equipment vendors invited to join global Wi-Fi roaming consortium to deliver automatic and secure connected experience on Wi-Fi London, 28th May 2020 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today invited all organisations in the Wi-Fi ecosystem to join WBA OpenRoaming™ and become part of a globally available Wi-Fi federation that offers an…

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IoT Solutions World Congress, Barcelona, becomes a hotspot of global Wi-Fi experts

WBA’s Wireless Global Congress will co-locate in 2020 Events gather world-leading Wi-Fi and IoT experts under one roof London, 29 January 2020: The importance of Wi-Fi technology to IoT deployments was emphasised today with the announcement that this year’s IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona (Spain) would also host the 2020 European edition of the Wireless Global Congress – the world’s leading gathering of Wi-Fi experts. Both technology events will be jointly held from 27th to 29th October in the Gran Via venue, according to the partnership between the Wireless…

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