Google ups its hardware game still further, but WiFi device offers little new

Google seems to have cast aside any qualms it had about being a hardware maker and is launching devices on all fronts, including Google...

WiFi fights on all fronts as it goes after new US spectrum bands

As the lines between unlicensed and licensed spectrum blur in carrier strategies, bands of both types are increasingly valued and therefore contested. This is...

Guest Wi-Fi – the Main Ingredient in Digital Dining

Digital engagement has become the top IT priority for restaurants according to the 2017 Technology Budgets & Allocations report by Hospitality Technology (HT). As restaurants...

WiFi at odds with industry in transport networks stand-offs

As all kinds of vehicles become wirelessly connected, there are mounting tensions between the WiFi community and the industry stakeholders, from carmakers to train...

Wi-Fi Blasts Ahead with 11ac Wave 2 Chipsets

By Maury Wood, Principal Analyst Wi-Fi infrastructure has been evolving in two ways, in terms of performance and of usability. A significant wave of hotspot...

Case Study: Boingo’s Convergence Strategy

Boingo is a champion of network convergence and a neutral host provider of Wi-Fi, DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems), and small cells. The company’s strategy...

Measuring the Need for more Unlicensed Spectrum

The growing network of connected devices, increasing number of Wi-Fi users, and growing data capacity requirements will necessitate careful Wi-Fi spectrum planning. To satisfy...

IEEE’s plans could slash WiFi patent fees and curb trolls

Just as giant wireless patent holders like Nokia and Ericsson look to milk those assets more aggressively for revenue, governments and standards bodies are...

Comcast pounces on PowerCloud to accelerate WiFi time to market

Comcast has, in PowerCloud Systems, acquired a set of technologies that will make it easier to run what is rapidly becoming the largest cluster...

14 Benefits of Managed Wi-Fi

There are many benefits to outsourcing the management of your Wi-Fi network to experts, just as there are many advantages of outsourcing services for...