Honey, I Shrunk the Smartphone RF Front-Ends!

Over the past 15 years, we've witnessed a remarkable increase in the Radio Frequency content in smartphones.  There are now seven wireless interfaces in...

Wi-Fi helps Liberty Global to deliver ‘digital oxygen’ to its customers

Liberty Global is the world's largest international TV and broadband group with operations in Europe, the USA and Latin America. It is a quad...

IP Theft & RF BAW Filters

The New York Times recently reported on another troubling example of IP theft / transfer from strategically important US technologies companies, in this particular...

The Critical Link between Secure Guest Wi-Fi and Loyalty in the Hospitality Industry

The customer experience or CX for short has become a competitive differentiator in many sectors, and perhaps none more than in hospitality. More intimate...

In-Store Wi-Fi and the Retailer’s Bottom Line

In an effort to achieve the goals of fulfilling an omnichannel strategy and improving the customer experience, retailers have begun to fundamentally change the...

WiFi inches towards mesh standardization one step at a time

WiFi has been sweeping to power in the home, but still has one final hurdle to jump in order to oust wired options completely. It still...

FreedomPop set to record first ever profit, has eyes on second US deal

The disruptive WiFi-first models of SIM-only MVNOs come with some major benefits for both consumers and network operators, but these services have struggled to...

Wi-Fi in an Increasingly Heterogeneous Environment

As the wireless world prepares for 5G, many aspects of the next generation of wireless networks remain uncertain. However, there is consensus around one...

Service Providers Can Leverage Guest Wi-Fi to win more love from SMBs and Enterprises

Guest Wi-Fi has become a necessity for both enterprises and businesses all of size and shapes. Small and medium businesses with physical locations serving...

Exploding RFFE Complexity

Nearly every day, I am surprised how senior digital communications engineers, systems architects, and senior technical marketers at broadband wireless operators/carriers, 4G LTE application...